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Head of a Smiling Person with a Triangular Face
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Head of a Smiling Person with a Triangular Face


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description Although the gender of the subject is uncertain, the large eyes and features suggest youth. The bulbous eyes, which may have once been painted, and the smile suggest that the work is likely of Sabaean origin or from the Jawf region.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/01/2008Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Faces of Ancient Arabia: The Giraud and Carolyn Foster Collection of South Arabian Art. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008.
Provenance Sotheby's, London, between 1963 and 1971; Giraud and Carolyn Foster, Baltimore, between 1963 and 1971, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2007, by gift.
Credit Gift of Giraud and Carolyn Foster, 2007

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Period
2nd-1st century BC
Medium
calcite-alabaster
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
21.28
Measurements
H: 4 15/16 x W: 4 3/4 x D: 3 1/8 in. (12.54 x 12.07 x 7.94 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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