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A CANOSAN TERRACOTTA RAM
SUBGEOMETRIC DAUNIAN III, LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Standing foursquare, with cylindrical shaft rising from its back, the triangular face framed by curling horns, with a flat, pinched tail, the geometric decoration including wave, dashes and scroll motifs, details in added black and red
6 1/8 in. (15.4 cm.) high
Hesperia Arts Auction, New York, Antiquities Part I, 27 November 1990, lot 173.
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