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Western Asiatic Southern Arabian Goat with Inscription

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Western Asiatic Southern Arabian Goat with Inscription
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Description
1st millennium BC. A bronze goat (?) figurine on a rectangular base with incised South Arabian script characters between the legs (sinistrograde 'qsd). 213 grams, 77mm (3"). Property of a lady; acquired in the late 1970s on the London art market. A number of figures have been found at South Arabian shrines with dedicatory inscriptions, the majority of them dedicated to a god called Haukim, who was a divine administrator of justice and who pronounced his judgements through oracles.
Condition
Fine condition, ears and horns absent.
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Western Asiatic Southern Arabian Goat with Inscription

Estimate £200 - £300
Dec 03, 2015
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1226: Western Asiatic Southern Arabian Goat with Inscription

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Est. £200 - £300Starting Price £200
TimeLine Auctions - Antiquities, Day 3
Thu, Dec 03, 2015 4:00 AM EST
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Lot 1226 Details

Description
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1st millennium BC. A bronze goat (?) figurine on a rectangular base with incised South Arabian script characters between the legs (sinistrograde 'qsd). 213 grams, 77mm (3"). Property of a lady; acquired in the late 1970s on the London art market. A number of figures have been found at South Arabian shrines with dedicatory inscriptions, the majority of them dedicated to a god called Haukim, who was a divine administrator of justice and who pronounced his judgements through oracles.
Condition
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Fine condition, ears and horns absent.

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