Human Statuette


From: South Arabia

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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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

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.

Height 49 cm
Length 20 cm
Width 16 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930

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