6 December 2007
PROPERTY FROM A CALIFORNIA COLLECTION
A SOUTH ARABIAN ALABSTER STATUE OF GHAWTHUM RAB'AT
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The female figure wearing a long plain garment, her arms held stiffly at her sides, bent at the elbows, the forearms projecting forward, standing upon a rectangular integral plinth, inscribed with the name,"Ghawthum Rab'at," the fingers and toes incised, the left forearm originally separately made
8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high
Acquired well prior to 1990.
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