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Beehive shaped calcite vessel; squat with flat bottom; inscribed in series of drill holes; with two handles in form of animal's head pierced for suspension; lid formerly cemented on has an animal's head as handle, but probably belongs to a different vessel; originally said to have contained a mixed hoard of South Arabian and Roman coins; underside of base damaged in antiquity.

Beehive shaped calcite vessel; squat with flat bottom; inscribed in series of drill holes; with two handles in form of animal's head pierced for suspension; lid formerly cemented on has an animal's head as handle, but probably belongs to a different vessel; originally said to have contained a mixed hoard of South Arabian and Roman coins; underside of base damaged in antiquity.

Flat sheet-silver amuletic pendant; pierced at the top to form a circular perforation for suspension; engraved Sabaean inscription in South Arabian script; jagged line decoration at the bottom; plain reverse, with circular impression around the perforation, possibly from contact with another object.

Flat sheet-silver amuletic pendant; pierced at the top to form a circular perforation for suspension; engraved Sabaean inscription in South Arabian script; jagged line decoration at the bottom; plain reverse, with circular impression around the perforation, possibly from contact with another object.

Stele of a face. Made in Yemen 3rd - 2nd Century BCE. Source: The British Museum

Stele of a face. Made in Yemen 3rd - 2nd Century BCE. Source: The British Museum

A SOUTH ARABIAN BRONZE BULL'S HEAD ATTACHMENT   									CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.

A SOUTH ARABIAN BRONZE BULL'S HEAD ATTACHMENT CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.

A Large and Rare Sabean, ancient South Arabian Alabaster Figure of a Priest (2 BC to 1 South Arabian)

A Large and Rare Sabean, ancient South Arabian Alabaster Figure of a Priest (2 BC to 1 South Arabian)

A SOUTH ARABIAN ALABASTER FEMALE HEAD   CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.   The spade-shaped face with small fleshy lips and a triangular nose, the thin grooved brows arching over the almond-shaped eyes, the sclerae inlaid in limestone, additional inlays for the pupils now missing, the top and back of the head flat and roughly finished, the ears pierced, wearing ancient gold hoop earrings, possibly original, "Venus"-lines along the neck

A SOUTH ARABIAN ALABASTER FEMALE HEAD CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D. The spade-shaped face with small fleshy lips and a triangular nose, the thin grooved brows arching over the almond-shaped eyes, the sclerae inlaid in limestone, additional inlays for the pupils now missing, the top and back of the head flat and roughly finished, the ears pierced, wearing ancient gold hoop earrings, possibly original, "Venus"-lines along the neck

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