Description The style of this head is typical of those from Hayd ibn "Aqil, the cemetery of the Qatabanean capital Timna'. The extremely long neck might have been considered a mark of beauty.
- 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, December 21, 1964, lot 140; Giraud and Carolyn Foster, Baltimore, December 21, 1964, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2007, by gift.
Credit Gift of Giraud and Carolyn Foster, 2007
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