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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 43

    A SOUTH ARABIAN ALABASTER STELE

    CIRCA 5TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A SOUTH ARABIAN ALABASTER STELE
    CIRCA 5TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Preserving a temple façade with long rectangular triple recessed "windows," the two outer topped with pediments surmounted by upturned bovine horns, a decorative baluster across the top
    18 in. (45.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private Collection, late 1980s.