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Head of a Man with a Rectangular Face
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Head of a Man with a Rectangular Face


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This head has no specific markers to indicate the subject's gender or age, though the heavy face and the strong neck suggest an adult male. Pieces with similar features have been found inserted in stelae in the Sabaean capital, Marib.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
3/30/2008Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Faces of Ancient Arabia: The Giraud and Carolyn Foster Collection of South Arabian Art. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008.
Provenance Sale, Sotheby's, London, December 21, 1970, lot 83; Giraud and Carolyn Foster, Baltimore, December 21, 1970, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2007, by gift.
Credit Gift of Giraud and Carolyn Foster, 2007

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Period
3rd-1st century BC
Medium
calcite-alabaster
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
21.22
Measurements
H: 7 x W: 5 1/8 x D: 3 15/16 in. (17.78 x 13.02 x 10 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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