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Ram's head

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B700

Dimensions

5.0 x 3.5 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-137

Medium or Technique

Faience, green

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

White body, green glaze, head of ram with sun’s disc and double uraus. Lower part broken off.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B700. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition