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Apotropaic plaque with five lines of inscription invoking Sumhuram, two joined fragments, pierced for attachment

Catalog Data

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.2 x 9.3 x 1.1 cm (4 13/16 x 3 11/16 x 7/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Dhofar, Oman
Date:
4th century
Collection:
National Museum of Asian Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Arabia Felix, the Land of the Queen of Sheba (March 27, 1969 to July 30, 1972)
Art Treasures Excavated in Qataban and Oman (South Arabia) (June 29, 1961 to October 31, 1961)
Untitled Exhibition, Chrysler Building, New York, 1955 (1955)
Lost Cities of Biblical Arabia (November 12 to December 31, 1955)
Topic:
Oman  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
plaque  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
apotropaic  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.380
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye39ddf0db5-6a61-4837-9f72-2ea1a07d4c6a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.380