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.
- 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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