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Head of a Person with a Very Round Face
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Head of a Person with a Very Round Face

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Description The large eyes and the round shape of the face with its full cheeks convey a youthful impression, but there are no indicators of the gender of the person portrayed. The face has several irregularities; the level of the pupils, the heights of the ridges above the eyes, and the length of the brows differ from another.
Date Description Narrative
  • 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, February 1, 1971, lot 81; Giraud and Carolyn Foster, Baltimore, February 1, 1971, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2007, by gift.
Credit Gift of Giraud and Carolyn Foster, 2007

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3rd-1st century BCE
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H: 5 7/16 x W: 4 1/8 x D: 2 15/16 in. (13.81 x 10.48 x 7.46 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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