Description This solid-cast bronze head, broken off at the neck, might have been part of a small figurine. Such objects were often deposited in temples or sanctuaries by worshipers as offerings to the gods or buried with the deceased.
- 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, 1962, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2007, by gift.
Credit Gift of Giraud and Carolyn Foster, 2007
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