Pottery incense-burner with a cylindrical hollow base and a bowl-shaped cup. The bowl is surmounted by a domed canopy made of three wide bands of clay and a flat circular disc placed on top where they meet. Decorated on the exterior with brown and cream slips and black ink with circles and diamond shapes.
- Made in: Yemen
- (Asia,Middle East,Arabia,Yemen)
- Height: 21 centimetres
- Diameter: 16 centimetres (rim)
- Diameter: 9 centimetres (base)
- Weight: 721 grammes
Part of a donation of objects by Universal Travel and Tourism, Sanaa, to Arts Worldwide UK for its 1987 Yemen Festival and subsequently presented to the BM's Dept of Ethnography (now AOA) after the festival. Used as part of the handling collection at the Museum of Mankind. Transferred to the Dept of the Middle East in 2012 on account of its Yemeni provenance.
- H.382 (old handling collection number)
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Object reference number: RRM43708
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