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Sculpted objects - Stelae

Limestone stele, Yemen (Hadhramaut), late 3rd/early 2nd millenium BC, 80 x 34 x 13 cm.

Limestone stele, Yemen (Hadhramaut), late 3rd/early 2nd millenium BC, 80 x 34 x 13 cm.

© Al-Mukalla Museum. Photo: Philippe Maillard/akg-images
Calcite travertine bust, Yemen, 3rd c. BC-1st c. AD, 21.4 x 16.2 x 12.4 cm.

Calcite travertine bust, Yemen, 3rd c. BC-1st c. AD, 21.4 x 16.2 x 12.4 cm.

© Freer and Sackler, The Smithsonian Institution
Calcite-alabaster miniature stela, Yemen, 13.7 x 6.6 x 2.8 cm.

Calcite-alabaster miniature stela, Yemen, 13.7 x 6.6 x 2.8 cm.

© Trustees of the British Museum
Calcite-alabaster stela, Yemen, 3rd c. BC-3rd c. AD, 19 x 10.6 x 5.5 cm.

Calcite-alabaster stela, Yemen, 3rd c. BC-3rd c. AD, 19 x 10.6 x 5.5 cm.

Trustees of the British Museum
Limestone funerary stela fragment, South Arabia, 1st-3rd c. AD, 31.5 x 33.5 x 8 cm.

Limestone funerary stela fragment, South Arabia, 1st-3rd c. AD, 31.5 x 33.5 x 8 cm.

© RMN - Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre)/Franck Raux
Alabaster, stucco and bitumen head, Yemen (Wadi Bayhan), 1st c. BC-mid-1st c. AD, 30.2 x 18.2 x 17.3 cm.

Alabaster, stucco and bitumen head, Yemen (Wadi Bayhan), 1st c. BC-mid-1st c. AD, 30.2 x 18.2 x 17.3 cm.

© Freer and Sackler, The Smithsonian Institution
Calcite-alabaster stela, Arabian Peninsula, 1st c. BC-1st c. AD, 32.1 x 23.3 x 3.5 cm.

Calcite-alabaster stela, Arabian Peninsula, 1st c. BC-1st c. AD, 32.1 x 23.3 x 3.5 cm.

© The Walters Art Museum
Limestone, calcite-alabaster and gypsum stela, Yemen (Marib), 3rd-1st c. BC, 102 x 24 x 18 cm.

Limestone, calcite-alabaster and gypsum stela, Yemen (Marib), 3rd-1st c. BC, 102 x 24 x 18 cm.

© The Marib Museum. Photo: J. Kramer/Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI)

Notice

Material
Stone
Type
Steles | Reliefs
Details
Funerary stelae carved in stone
Red List
Emergency Red List of Cultural Objects at Risk - Yemen
Countries
Yemen
Period
late 3rd millenium BC - 3rd c. AD