London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A PALMYRENE LIMESTONE RELIEF WITH FEMALE BUST
2ND CENTURY A.D.
With left hand raised holding veil over her head, wearing pendant earrings, remains of an Aramaic inscription above each shoulder, traces of red pigment
19¼ in. (48.9 cm.) high
Formerly in an Austrian private collection from which it was acquired in 1987, Vienna.
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