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Zeus Ammon

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The greater parts of both horns, the ram's ears (fastened into round holes in the sides of the head), and the ends of the fillet are missing. The left horn was once refastened, as is shown by dowel holes in the break and in the side of the head. The tip of the nose, the right eyebrow, and some...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren Collection (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome; said to be from Formiae.); March 24,1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st–2nd century A.D, copy of Greek statue about 430 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 141; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 111 (additional published references).


Height x length (of face): 28 x 20 cm (11 x 7 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Marble from Carrara in northwest Italy


The Ancient World