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Face of a Man with a Stubble Beard
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Face of a Man with a Stubble Beard


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The piece was broken in two and rejoined. The contours of the eyes are incised, and the face has a prominent nose and full lips. A stubble beard is indicated by three rows of drilled holes on the lower cheeks and the chin.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
4/08/2008Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Faces of Ancient Arabia: The Giraud and Carolyn Foster Collection of South Arabian Art. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008.
Provenance Amir of Marib, Yemen; Giraud Foster, Baltimore, 1962, by gift [authorized by the Imam]; 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
21.25
Measurements
H: 6 5/16 x W: 4 3/4 x D: 3 9/16 in. (16.03 x 12 x 9 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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