Description & Technical information

Period:  3rd- 1st Century B.C
Origin:  South Arabia
Provenance: Reputedly from Beihan, probably from Hayd ibn 'Aqil, the necropolis of ancient Timna'.
Antonin Besse (1927-2016) and Christiane Besse (1928-2021), Aden and Paris, acquired in Yemen in the 1960s, collection number CB47 (recorded for export to France by the Department of Antiquities, Aden State, in May 1967).
Thence by descent to the present owner.

Categories: Classical & Egyptian antiquities, Sculpture