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Ram head

Ram head and 6 of its fragments, finely carved, glossy surface.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 518. 1916; 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, 750–250 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

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Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

HxWxL 2.6 x 4.0 x 4.5 cm (1 x 1 9/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-312

Medium or Technique

Steatite, gray-green glaze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture