from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A censer, especially one of ancient Greek origin, or one used in the Greek Church.
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Tepe Düzen 2: lid of the incense burner (thymiaterion)
Tepe Düzen 2: the workmen carefully digging up the lid of the incense burner (thymiaterion) inside the refuse pit.
Although little can be said about the building itself so far, the refuse pits yielded some impressive finds: with the help of our material specialists, we could identify an incense burner (thymiaterion) and refuse parts of an iron kiln, the last showing that iron must have been worked (or even produced) in the city.