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Figurine of a ram-headed god

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Fragment of small ram-headed figure, comprising part of head, left arm, back and right leg. Two holes at top for insertion of horns.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha. May, 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: May 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.928

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture