London, South Kensington
13 May 2003
A SOUTH ARABIAN ALABASTER FEMALE HEAD
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.
The stylized head with almond-shaped eyes recessed for inlay, grooved eyebrows, the locks of hair extending below the ears, with long neck
7½ in. (19 cm.) high
Acquired 1958, Tamna', South Arabia.
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