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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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Provenance

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).

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

03.755

Medium or Technique

Marble from Carrara in northwest Italy

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture