South Arabian Limestone Stele
South Arabian Limestone Stele
South Arabian Limestone Stele
South Arabian Limestone Stele
South Arabian Limestone Stele
South Arabian Limestone Stele
South Arabian Limestone Stele

South Arabian Limestone Stele

16096

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 Circa 2nd Century BC/AD.

Large carved rectangular limestone slab, depicting a high relief stylized human face having almond shaped incised eyes, arched brows, small mouth, long nose, and c-shape ears. A line of recessed carved Qatabanite inscription below face. Some traces of red surface pigment, mineral and earthen deposits.

Intact, overall very good condition with some surface wear.

Good size: 13 inch H x 5-1/2 in W. + custom mount.

Provenance: Windsor Antiquities, 2009 acquired by Dr. Henry Cherrick, a professor and dean at UCLA School of dentistry who pioneered government programs promoting dental care in HIV/AIDs patients. He was an avid collector of fine art and antiquities and died at the age of 84 in 2023. Original documents included. Lovely, choice and rare abstraction of forms.

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