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Trapezoidal Stela with a Concave Top
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Trapezoidal Stela with a Concave Top


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The stela is inserted into a separate base. A single line of inscription on the top front of the base names the male owner: Qesdem of the Gherbem clan.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/04/2008Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • 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] Qsdm / grbm [Translation] Qesdem of the Gherbem clan
Credit Gift of Giraud and Carolyn Foster, 2007

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Period
mid 2nd century CE
Medium
calcite-alabaster
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
21.68
Measurements
H: 5 7/8 x W: 3 15/16 x D: 3 5/16 in. (15 x 10 x 8.4 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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