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Medium:
Calcite travertine
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 46.4 x 14.2 x 8.8 cm (18 1/4 x 5 9/16 x 3 7/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Yemen
Date:
ca. 2nd century BCE
Period:
Kingdom of Qataban
Previous custodian or owner:
Joseph H. Hirshhorn
André Emmerich Gallery
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Provenance:
To 1965
André Emmerich Gallery, New York. [1]
From 1965 to 1966
Joseph H. Hirshhorn (1899-1981), purchased from André Emmerich Gallery, New York. [2]
From 1966 to 1986
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn. [3]
From 1986
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, transferred from Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC [4]
Notes:
[1] See document from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, object file, Collections Management Office.
[2] See note 1.
[3] See note 1.
[4] See note 1. See also object file, Collections Management Office.
Topic:
man  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Kingdom of Qataban (ca. 500 BCE - 100 CE)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
S1986.514
Restrictions & Rights:
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See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 27: A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye36339f8bd-a12a-43c9-945d-042dc1e2fc1b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.514