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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE RAM'S HEAD
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE RAM'S HEAD

LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 664-30 B.C.

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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE RAM'S HEAD
LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 664-30 B.C.

Naturalistically modelled with large ridged tightly curled horns, almond-shaped eyes, mouth and nostrils indicated
9 in. (23 cm.) high
Provenance
Michael Rice collection, UK, acquired 1950s-1960s.

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The ram in Egyptian mythology was particularly associated with the god Amun, 'the king of all gods'.

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