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Ram figurine

Period:
Cypro-Archaic II
Date:
ca. 600–480 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta; hand-made
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.57.15
Not on view
The figurine is handmade and solid. The head is chipped. It has curving horns, pellet ears, and short legs. The tail is attached to the right hind leg.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. cat. 250, Online publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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