Sabaean Inscribed Bronze Votive Figure
An ancient Sabaean bronze votive figure of a standing man, with his arms outstretched in offering position. The inscription records a public confession to the Lord of the Temple.
These types of Sabaean bronze votive figures were made for dedicatory offerings that were deposited in the temple or sanctuary.
cf.: St. J. Simpson, Queen of Sheba: Treasures from Ancient Yemen, (London, 2002), pp. 98-99.
Formerly in a New York private collection.