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Stela

Object Number:30-47-24
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sabaean
Provenience: South Arabia
Date Made: 3rd century BCE - 1st century BCE
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Limestone
Iconography:Human Face
Height: 23.5 cm
Length: 9.5 cm
Width: 4 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930
Other Number:F20 - Other Number
R'ES 4243 - Other Number

Description

Limestone stela. Human mask with name Rudwat incised below. Triangular mask of geometrical style. Head cut fist above with one line marking the beginning of headdress. Nose and eyebrows slightly curved. Lozenge mouth in relief. Lozenge eyes incised and painted. The stone is a fragment of an ancient inscription and shows at the back part of the geometrical (tooth-like) decoration of the frame.

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