Human Statuette


From: South Arabia

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 30-47-17A
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience South Arabia
Date Made 3rd century BCE - 1st century CE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Alabaster
Technique Incised | Painted
Iconography Human Head

Alabaster head, cut flat above. Triangular mask, combined with a fine rounded oval on a thin long neck.Small lozenge mouth. Large eyes, incised, pinated. Eyebrows not incised. Black paint across forehead and sides. Was sealed on a rectangular base inscribed to 'Abnat dat Dirrih, but does not belong to it.

Height 23 cm
Length 13 cm
Width 13 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930
Other Number 0700 - Cast Number

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