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Double-headed ram

Two rams' heads with large horns are attached either end of the body. There is a loop in the center of the body, with remains of an iron suspension ring. Earthy, light green patina. Other such two-headed rams have been found in Delphi, Olympia, and Gela in Sicily.


By date unknown: Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, February 11, 1952

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Greek or Italic, Archaic Period, about 7th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 215; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 122 (additional published references).

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The Ancient World