26 - 27 October 2004
A SOUTH ARABIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A PANTHERESS
1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
With dedicatory inscription over both sides and back, 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) long; a South Arabian bronze figure of a dromedary, triangular and rectangular shaped recesses on body for inlays, front legs restored, circa 1st-2nd Century A.D., 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long; and another bronze standing camel, 1st millennium B.C./A.D., 2½ in. (6.5 cm.) long (3)
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Animals, 1996, III nos. 220 and 217 (items two and three).
For similar bronze camel and horse figures with dedicatory inscriptions, cf. B. Peyret-Vignals (ed.), Yémen au pays de la reine de Saba, Paris, 1997, p. 129.
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