Altar (uncertain)


From: South Arabia

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 30-47-35
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience South Arabia
Section Near Eastern
Materials Alabaster

Alabaster slab with reliefs. The decoration is made of ten antelopes' heads (or bulls' heads? Bukranion), four of which are broken or burnt, between two tower-like constructions. The con-structions are of the typical South Arabian style; a door in a recess, and a window above a straight lintel.

Height 7.5 cm
Length 393 cm
Width 100 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930

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