London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A SABAEAN ARCHITECTURAL LIMESTONE IBEX
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The stylised body of the standing ibex with prominent eyes and partition marking on the face and massive high curled horns
18½ in. (47 cm.) high
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Cf. Exhibition catalogue, Yémen au pays de la reine de Saba, Paris, 1997, pp. 102 and 175 for an ibex frieze in the Sackler collection, Washington D.C.
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