CIMRM 36 - Small finds, lamps, bones. Dura Europos, Syria
The cult niche.
"The south end of the altar table was built up around a wooden block or box,
replacing the early low portion of the table there. The plaster altar bowl was
replaced by an earthenware pot which was propped up by a reused inscription,
and a round pierced bronze ornament indicating the ceremonial placement of the
Under all these additions were found inserted great quantities of small bird,
sheep, and fish bones. On the left, beneath the built-in box or block were found
eight simple lamps, one broken" (Report, 75).