University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 30-47-31
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: South Arabia
Date Made: 3rd century BCE - 1st century BCE
Section:Near Eastern
Height: 8cm
Length: 8cm
Width: 8cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930
Other NumberR'ES 4249 - Other NumberF20 - Other Number


Limestone square trough on four feet connected by rungs. Each face is carved in low relief. There is a triangular tooth pattern above a double straight band spanning all sides with black paint in inscription only. There are cross-line incisions on the feet. There is a hole pierced through corner above the accession number. Inscription of names of aromatic plants on the four faces: Kalm, drw, rnd, hdk: reed, aloes, nard, acid (?) Note: for descriptive purposes, the front of this object is the side with the accession number.


[Catalogue] Antonini de Maigret, Sabina, et al. 2015. Searching for the Queen of Sheba. : Page/Fig./Plate: 121View Objects cited in this Publication

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