The Nabataean Kingdom was a political state of the Arab Nabataeans during Classical antiquity, flourishing throughout the first century BC. Its power extended far into Arabia, along the Red Sea to Yemen, and its capital, Petra, was a cosmopolitan marketplace.
Western Asiatic Nabatean Statuette
A bronze figure of a standing male with shoulder-length hair and a loose robe, which is draped over the left shoulder and secured at the waist. The figure has his left hand extended at chest-height and his right hand raised.
Provenance: Ex Rihani family collection, acquired 1970.
Condition: Very fine condition.