Stela with bull’s head, fragment

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Historical period(s)
mid 1st century
Medium
Calcite alabaster
Dimensions
H x W x D: 19.8 × 25.5 × 7.7 cm (7 13/16 × 10 1/16 × 3 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
S2013.2.179
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Stela

Keywords
bull, funerary, relief, stela, Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection, Yemen
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

American Foundation for the Study of Man founded 1949

Published References
  • South Arabian Bovine Stelae: On the function and significance of Theomorphic Statues from Qataban: MA Thesis University of California, Berkeley, 1992. University of California, Berkeley, 1987. .
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum