Copper alloy plaque; cast, with raised lines on reverse indicating that it was made in six sections; 10 line Sabaean dedicatory inscription in raised characters; a row of dentils along the top; near the centre of dentils a pair of hands extended downwards, backs of hands showing; plain raised border; perforated at each corner.

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Thing

Made Of
copper alloy
Type of Thing
plaque
Exhibition History
Exhibited: Enlightenment gallery, from Nov 2003
Techniques
lost-wax cast

Place

Found In
Amran
In Gallery
G1/wp72/3
Made In
Yemen

Time

Acquired In
1862
Made
1stC BC-2ndC
Period/Culture
Sabaean

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