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Ram's head jar lid

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Ram's head vessel stopper. Base in bronze of a metal headdress at top of head. Tips of horns damaged. Bronze tang on top of head broken off.

Provenance

From Sudan, Nubia, Gebel Barkal B501.I2. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Sudan (Nubia)

Dimensions

6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.3097

Medium or Technique

Blue paste

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels