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    South Arabian Alabaster Stele
    Yemen.
    Ca. 9th cent. B.C.
    5-5/8"W. x 4"H.
    Small rectangular funerary carving of creamy white alabaster with yellowish vein running along left side. An incised inscription forms top border, above center niche with relief frontal image of a male wearing jagged crown, possibly a King, inscribed below are three symbols. Two rectangles flank figure. Sides chipped with minor losses to inscription.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2008
    19th Wednesday
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