London, South Kensington
13 May 2003
A SOUTH ARABIAN STONE STELE WITH STYLIZED HEAD
CIRCA FIRST HALF OF 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The rectangular plaque carved in shallow relief, comprising lentoid eyes, small mouth and long wedge-shaped nose, remains of inverted inscription above
7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) diam.
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Cf. St J. Simpson (ed.), Queen of Sheba, Treasures from Ancient Yemen, The British Museum, London, 2002, p. 197, no. 276 for similar.
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