A SABEAN ALABASTER RELIEF
Circa 1st Century B.C.-1st Century A.D.
Carved in raised relief with a panel depicting two facing winged lions flanking a sprouting tree of life, each with an arching wing, a leg resting on the tree, the mane a thin ridge along the top of its neck, the mouth slightly open revealing rows of teeth, the ears erect, the tails raised, the scene bordered above by a band of tongues
157/8 in. (40.3 cm) wide