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Fragment of a Head-Stela with a U-Shaped Face
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Fragment of a Head-Stela with a U-Shaped Face


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The original object may have been a stela. The angular facial features suggest that an adult is represented.
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
3rd-1st century BC
Medium
calcite-alabaster
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
21.59
Measurements
H: 2 1/16 x W: 2 3/16 x D: 1 3/4 in. (5.2 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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