Group of five miniature bronze objects found together in Timna’ Cemetery, Tomb 10: ladle, pan, bucket, funnel, bowl on tripod stand

These five objects were part of an original group of ten miniatures recorded as found in Tomb 10:

.1 Ladle
.2 Pan with hooked handle
.3 Bucket with loop handle
.4 Funnel
.5 Vessel on tripod stand

Historical period(s)
5th century BCE-1st century CE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2.9 × 1.2 × 0.9 cm (1 1/8 × 1/2 × 3/8 in)
Geography
Yemen, Wadi Bayhan
Credit Line
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Collection
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection
Accession Number
S2013.2.336.3
On View Location
Currently not on view
Type

Votive offering

Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

These five objects were part of an original group of ten miniatures recorded as found in Tomb 10:

.1 Ladle
.2 Pan with hooked handle
.3 Bucket with loop handle
.4 Funnel
.5 Vessel on tripod stand

Label

1. (Craig S. Korr, 2014-15) : See Simpson, Queen of Sheba: Treasures, p.203, cat. 297 (Miniature bronze bowl w/ stand from Marib), and cat. 299 (Miniature bronze bucket with high loop handle from Marib) both dated within 5th - 3rd c. BCE.

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Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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