- Museum number
Brown basalt boulder; undressed; face pecked to depict a scene with two horsemen, one above the other and both facing left towards a camel with an exaggerated hump, standing left; three vertical inscriptions around in Safaitic script, (a) above the upper (larger) horseman, (b) between upper horseman and camel, (c) under the lower (smaller) horseman.
- Production date
- 1stC-2ndC (?)
Height: 41 centimetres (with stone base)
Height: 34 centimetres
Height: 14.50 inches
Thickness: 15 centimetres (approx)
Thickness: 17.50 centimetres (with stone base)
Width: 43 centimetres (with stone base)
Width: 36 centimetres
Width: 14 inches
- On display (G42/dc1)
- Exhibition history
2012 24 May - 30 Sep, London, BM, 'The horse: from Arabia to Royal Ascot'
2010 29 May-15 Oct, USA, Kentucky Horse Park, 'A Gift from the Desert'
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Reported to Trustees 20 August 1931.
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number