CSAI

Corpus of South Arabian Inscriptions


Bernand, Drewes and Schneider 1991: ii, pl. 54
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DEPOSIT INFORMATION

DepositAsmara, Archaeological Museum

SUPPORT INFORMATION

Support typeArtefact » Sculpture in the round » Animal figure
MaterialStone
Measuresh. 17, w. 24
Decoration
Figurative subjectAnimal » Sphinx
      Part of animal bodyHead
      ViewFrontal
Figurative subjectSymbol
      Symbol's shapeLetter
Notes on support and decorationsFragmentary sculpture of sphinx. The head and part of the bust are preserved. The workmanship is rudimentary and the hairstyle is rendered by vertical grooves.

ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Provenance
Modern siteDibdib
Ancient siteUnknown
Geographical areaSenafe
CountryEritrea
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EPIGRAPHS

TitleRIÉth 70
LanguageAncient South Arabian » Sabaic » Ethiopian Early Sabaic
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