A SOUTH ARABIAN BRONZE COUPLE
CIRCA LATE 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Cast with a lovemaking scene, the couple in embrace, the woman wearing a beaded bandolier across her back and hips, a striated skirt, and a bracelet, with an Old South Arabian inscription engraved across their backs, reading: "Mashmir Sibhan" on the male and "Hamat" or "Hamit" on the female
5½ in. (14 cm.)