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Head of Lady Helqeb
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Head of Lady Helqeb


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Sculpted stone heads, mounted on bases and placed in the vestibules of burial chambers, were common in the cemetery of Timna', capital of the kingdom of Qataban. The name of the woman represented is Helqeb, which is written on the base.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/01/2008Treatmentcleaned
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.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] On base: Hlqb Dt / Wqs
Credit Gift of Giraud and Carolyn Foster, 2007

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Period
AD 1st century
Medium
calcite-alabaster
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
21.54
Measurements
H: 9 7/16 x W: 4 5/16 x D: 2 3/4 in. (24 x 11 x 7 cm)
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