Amulet of the goddess al-Lat, inscribed

Historical period(s)
1st century BCE-mid 1st century CE
Medium
Gold
Dimensions
H x W x D (Pendant): 3.1 × 4 × 0.1 cm (1 1/4 × 1 9/16 × 1/16 in)
Geography
Yemen, Wadi Bayhan
Credit Line
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Collection
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection
Accession Number
S2013.2.339
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Necklace

Keywords
amulet, beaded wire, funerary, granulation, plaited wire, repousse, Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection, wirework, Yemen
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

American Foundation for the Study of Man founded 1949

Published References
  • The World Between Empires: Art and Identity in the Ancient Middle East. Exh. cat. New York, NY. p. 36, Plate 23.
  • Caravan Kingdoms: Yemen and the Ancient Incense Trade. Exh. cat. Washington, 2005. p. 57.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum