University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 30-47-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Qatabanian
Provenience: South Arabia
Locus: South Arabia
Date Made: 3rd century BCE - 1st century CE
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Alabaster
Height: 49cm
Length: 20cm
Width: 16cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930

Description

Alabaster statuette of Ammi-jada du Shukaim. Stands on a plinth. The hands are extended forward, the left closed, bored. The eyes are a piece of shell inlaid. Beard and moustache are punctuated lines. Loin cloth. Top and back of the head, cut flat and left rough.


Bibliography:

[Article] Legrain, Leon. 1934. In the Land of the Queen of Sheba. AJA. 38 (3) : Page/Fig./Plate: 331View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Antonini de Maigret, Sabina, et al. 2015. Searching for the Queen of Sheba. : Page/Fig./Plate: 83View Objects cited in this Publication

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