Human Statuette


From: South Arabia

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 30-47-9
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience South Arabia
Section Near Eastern
Materials Limestone

Limestone statuette of Ka'il-wahab, standing on a plinth. Rough block scarcely modelled, supporting a moon-like face. Feet lost in skirt or loincloth. Arms not indicated; just two hands pressing the body in front. Nails and joints incised. Eyes painted black, with eyeballs made of obsidian. Incised mouth. Long nose. Rough ears. Top of head left flat and rough.

Height 33 cm
Width 14 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930
Other Number R'ES 4234 - Other Number

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