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TWO SOUTH ARABIAN LIMESTONE FIGURES
TWO SOUTH ARABIAN LIMESTONE FIGURES

CIRCA 7TH-6TH CENTURY B.C.

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TWO SOUTH ARABIAN LIMESTONE FIGURES Circa 7th-6th Century B.C. Each depicted seated on a block stool, with simple tapering bodies, the hands projecting forward, the toes and fingers incised, with small protruding breasts, each with flaring hair, incised eyes and a long straight nose, one with a pointed chin, and one preserving red pigment on the hands and feet 9 in. (22.8 cm) high for the larger (2)
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European Private Collection

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For three similar figures see pp. 158-159 in Robin and Vogt, eds., Yémen, Au pays de la reine de Saba.

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