Ram's head finial

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25
760–660 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 12 x 10 x 13 cm (4 3/4 x 3 15/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1557

Medium or Technique

Stone

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fine work; two sockets in bottom and one in top; mended and shows traces of having been burned.

Provenance

Said to be from Thebes (Karnak). 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for £30. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund