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Fragment of a Frieze with an Ibex and Oryxes
Artist
Anonymous (South Arabia)
Unknown author
Title
Fragment of a Frieze with an Ibex and Oryxes
Description
English: This fragment, part of a stela, depicts a reclining ibex and three Arabian oryx antelope heads. The ibex was one of the most important sacred animals in ancient South Arabia, while the oryx was associated with the moon-god, 'Almaqah, and the god of Venus, "Athtar.
Date 5th century BC
date QS:P571,-450-00-00T00:00:00Z/7
Medium limestone
medium QS:P186,Q23757
Dimensions Height: 17 cm (6.6 in); Width: 24 cm (9.4 in); Depth: 8.2 cm (3.2 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,17U174728;P2049,24U174728;P5524,8.2U174728
institution QS:P195,Q210081
Accession number
21.38
Place of creation Arabian Peninsula
Object history
  • Sale, Sotheby's, London, July 14, 1986, lot 118
  • Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, July 14, 1986, by purchase
  • Giraud and Carolyn Foster, Baltimore, November 10, 1987, by purchase
  • : given to Walters Art Museum
Exhibition history Faces of Ancient Arabia: The Giraud and Carolyn Foster Collection of South Arabian Art. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008.
Credit line Gift of Giraud and Carolyn Foster, 2007
Source Walters Art Museum: Nuvola filesystems folder home.svg Home page Information icon.svg Info about artwork
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