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Thymiaterion. Cemetery of Higuerones de Torrubia, Cástulo (Linares, Jaén, Spain)

This bronze thymiaterion was found in tumulus A in the necropolis of Higuerones de Torrubia, along with another set of bronze objects: a sphinx figurine, a small cauldron, a pot and four belt clasps. It dates from the 7th-6th century B.C. and consists of a circular bowl bent outwards with embossed dotted lines and with three animals on it: two female deer and a lioness (an Orientalising lion accor…