Stela with the figure of a woman above one line of inscription

Historical period(s)
3rd century BCE-mid 1st century CE
Medium
Calcite alabaster
Dimensions
H x W x D: 24.6 × 16.3 × 7.2 cm (9 11/16 × 6 7/16 × 2 13/16 in)
Geography
Yemen, Wadi Bayhan
Credit Line
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2013.2.208
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Stela

Keywords
funerary, inscription, stela, Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection, woman, Yemen
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • The World Between Empires: Art and Identity in the Ancient Middle East. Exh. cat. New York. p. 37, Plate 24.
  • Caravan Kingdoms: Yemen and the Ancient Incense Trade. Exh. cat. Washington, 2005. p. 98.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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