Ram, probably from the handle of a hydria (water- jug)
Greek, South Italian
about 6th century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: South Italy, Campania, Probably from Capua
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 417.
Length: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The legs are folded underneath. The head is in the round and the body in hollow relief. Details are incised on the body. There is a hole for attachment on the right side of the neck, another on the haunch. Dark green patina. This fragment appears to belong to a workshop at Capua.
By date unknown: Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, February 11, 1952
Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes