University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:30-47-14
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sabaean
Provenience: South Arabia
Date Made: 1000 BC - 0 AD
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Limestone
Height: 65 cm
Length: 252 cm
Width: 95 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930

Description

Limestone statuette of a seated man. Same geometrical style as 30-47-13, cut in a square block. Straight cut at the waist. Prominent breast. Toes incised on plinth. Name defaced. Lines at the back divide arms and body. Fragment of copper near left hand (staff?). Head of usual triangular shape. Mouth a square hole.


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Bibliography:

[Article] Legrain, Leon. 1934. "In the Land of the Queen of Sheba". American Journal of Archaeology. Vol. 38. no. 3. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 333, fig. 3BView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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