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.
- 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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