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Statuette of a ram

Nubian
Meroitic Period
6th–4th century B.C.


Dimensions

Height x length: 26.5 x 30.5 cm (10 7/16 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

20.2135

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Sandstone statuette of a ram, symbolizing the god Amen.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, great temple of Amen, outer court (B501). February 1920, 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