Results 1 88
64 Previous Next

Pendant with Human Face
Explore Object
Creative Commons License

Pendant with Human Face


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The oval plaque features a male head wearing an elaborate headdress that resembles the Macedonian "kausia" (a kind of flat hat). Similar pendants were made in the Roman Empire, but it is impossible to determine whether this pendant reached South Arabia as an import or was made locally after a foreign model.
Exhibitions
  • Faces of Ancient Arabia: The Giraud and Carolyn Foster Collection of South Arabian Art. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008.
Provenance Ahmed [local art dealer], Ta'izz, Yemen; Giraud and Carolyn Foster, Baltimore, 1961/2(?), by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2007, by gift.
Credit Gift of Giraud and Carolyn Foster, 2007

Download Image Add to Collection Creative Commons License

Creator
Period
1st-5th century CE
Medium
iron
(Metal)
Accession Number
52.312
Measurements
H: 2 11/16 x W: 1 9/16 x D: 1 in. (6.8 x 4 x 2.5 cm)
Geographies
Location Within Museum
Not On View

Tags


    Thumbnail: Pendant with Human Face
    Zoom Out Zoom In Back to Details  
    Full Size: Pendant with Human Face