Ram head inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 511

Dimensions

L x W x Th. 9.4 x 6.7 x 2.0 cm (3 11/16 x 2 5/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-226

Medium or Technique

Faience, blue glaze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Almost perfect Ram head. Large size.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 511. 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