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Stela

Object Number:30-47-23
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sabaean
Provenience: South Arabia
Date Made: 3rd century BCE - 1st century BCE
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Limestone
Height: 22 cm
Length: 13.8 cm
Width: 6.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930
Other Number:R'ES 4241 - Other Number

Description

Alabaster. Circular sup on a spreading columnar foot. Two rings in relief round the foot. Limestone stela. Human mask with name, Kaddat, incised on plinth. Triangular mask of geometrical style. Head cut flat above. Nose flush with forehead. Incised, lozenge-shaped eyes and mouth. Line on forehead marks the beginning of headdress.

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Bibliography:

[Article] Legrain, Leon. 1934. "In the Land of the Queen of Sheba". American Journal of Archaeology. Boston. Archaeological Institute of America. Vol. 38. no. 3. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 332View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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