Head of a Man
Third century BC to first century AD
With large eyes recessed for inlay and grooved and drilled eyebrows.
Height: 18.5 cm Width: na cm Art dealership., CT, USA., 2021
reportedly from "El Gof" (al Jawf?).
Antonin Besse (1927-2016) and Christiane Besse (1928-2021), Aden and Paris, acquired in Yemen in the 1960s, collection number CB 10 (recorded for export by the Department of Antiquities, Aden State, in May 1966). Thence by descent to their children Antonin and Joy- Isabelle Besse.