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Ram head

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 518

Dimensions

HxWxL 2.6 x 4.0 x 4.5 cm (1 x 1 9/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-312

Medium or Technique

Steatite, gray-green glaze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Ram head and 6 of its fragments, finely carved, glossy surface.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 518. 1916; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition