Architectural frieze

Historical period(s)
500 BCE- 200 CE
Medium
Calcite travertine
Dimensions
H x W x D: 15.6 x 48.7 x 10.5 cm (6 1/8 x 19 3/16 x 4 1/8 in)
Geography
Yemen
Credit Line
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number
S1986.509
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Architectural Element
Type

Architectural frieze (fragment)

Keywords
ibex, WWII-era provenance, Yemen
Provenance

To 1962
Gimpel Fils, London. [1]

From 1962 to 1966
Joseph H. Hirshhorn (1899-1981), purchased from Gimpel Fils, London. [2]

From 1966 to 1986
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn. [3]

From 1986
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, transferred from Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC [4]

Notes:

[1] See document from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

[4] See note 1. See also object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Gimpel Fils
Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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