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Statuette of a ram

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

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

Object Place for Label

Sudan

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

20.2135

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture