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NAM 2753 (= CIAS F 24/s 4/95.11)
Support type: bust of woman
Measures: h. 18.8, w. 16, th. 7.2
Provenance: Unknown
Alabaster stylized bust of woman. This object represents a unicum among the South Arabian sculptures. On the front side the woman’s nude bust ending in a bunch of grapes is represented; on the back the human head is leaning directly on the inscribed field. The almost squared face has short and flat brow, large ears wearing elaborate earrings with crescent-shaped pendants.