Stele with Seated Deity Artist: Unknown


Black stone with traces of polychrome


6 1/8 × 4 3/8 × 2 1/8 in. (15.6 × 11.1 × 5.4 cm)

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Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow

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Private collection, Germany, 1980s or 1990s [see note 1]. With Kapoor Galleries, Inc., New York, by 2002; sold to the Rubin-Ladd Foundation, Georgetown, Conn., and New York, September 2002 (R-L inv. no. I0203 17); given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2016

Note 1: According to information provided by the donor at the time of acquisition (copy in accession file)

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
  • "Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (December 1, 2017), 21
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