11 December 2003
THE PROPERTY OF ALAN M. MAY
A SOUTH ARABIAN CALCITE-ALABSTER AND LIMESTONE STELE
Circa 1st Century B.C.-1st Century A.D.
The round-topped tapering alabaster shaft smooth on its front and sides, set into a trapezoidal limestone base, the front inscribed in two lines, "Fayashum (of the clan) Qasamum"
11 in. (27.9 cm.) high
with Geoffrey Turner, Amsterdam, 1986.
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This lot was exhibited at the Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam in 1981.
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