A South Arabian alabaster head of a man
Lot 217*
A South Arabian alabaster head of a man
Sold for £10,000 (US$ 16,792) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A South Arabian alabaster head of a man
Circa 1st Century B.C/A.D.
The eyes inlaid with white stone, a band of dots marking the arched eyebrows, moustache and beard, carved with long straight nose and pursed lips, the hairline and back of the head roughly hewn, 7¼in (18.5cm) high

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  • Provenance:
    The Cyrus Collection. Property of Fay Safani, New York.
    Acquired in 1967.
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