South Arabian Camel Rider

Culture: South Arabia
Period: 1st century B.C. to 1st century A.D.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 6.6 cm high
Price: 900 Euro
Ref: 6246
Provenance: English private collection at least since 1999. Last on the English art market.
Condition: Intact
Description: Bronze statuette of a dromedary with short strait legs, high semi-circular hump and a head with large round eyes. The animal wears a bridle. On the hump of the dromedary sits a highly stylized figure with overlong legs and large feet. The upper body is straight and without structure, the arms are stretched forward and short. The head of the rider sits directly on the body, on the face large eyes and a long nose are indicated.