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A SOUTH ARABIAN LIMESTONE INSCRIBED FACE STELE
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A SOUTH ARABIAN LIMESTONE INSCRIBED FACE STELE

CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

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A SOUTH ARABIAN LIMESTONE INSCRIBED FACE STELE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
With inscription across forehead, remains of red pigment; and another similar in alabaster, mounted, probably circa 1st Century B.C./A.D.
5¼ x 5 in. (12.7 x 13.4 cm.) and 6 in. (15.2 cm.) sq. respectively (2)
Provenance
Acquired in the 1960s-1970s by Peter Gimpel for Gimpel Fils Ltd, London. Item two: sold Sotheby's London, 5 June 1961, lot 10 "from Haid Ibn 'Aqil necropolis, Timna".
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