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Altar

Object Number:30-47-36
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sabaean
Provenience: South Arabia
Date Made: 3rd century BCE - 1st century CE
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Alabaster
Height: 8.5 cm
Length: 32.7 cm
Width: 6.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930

Description

Alabaster. Long bench on two slab-shaped feet. The ends (or horns) are whittled to a spade-like point and adorned with an incised 16-petal rosette. The centre has knob in low relief. Framed in a double square.

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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Jung, Michael, and D'Amore, Paola, and Antonini de Maigret, Sabina. 26 Sep 2015. Searching for the Queen of Sheba.. Rome. Contemporanea Progetti. pg. 127 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 72View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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