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Limestone ram and head of “Zeus Ammon” supporting an incense burner

Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Overall: H.:3 1/2 x W.:3 1/2 x D.:1 1/2 in. (8.9 x 8.9 x 3.8 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2555
Not on view
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1141, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 382, p. 280, Myres 1141, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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