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Head of a wild ram

Period:
Achaemenid
Date:
ca. 6th–4th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran (?)
Culture:
Achaemenid
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
0.62 in. (1.57 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.230.129
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 405
[By 1913, with Rollin and Feuardent, Paris]; acquired by the Museum in 1917, purchased from Rollin and Feuardent thru John Marshall.
Richter, Gisela M.A. 1921. "Classical Accessions: II. Jewelry." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 16, p. 57, fig. 1c.

Richter, Gisela M.A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 329, fig. 230.

Richter, Gisela M.A. 1930. Animals in Greek Sculpture: A Survey. London: Oxford University Press, pp. 27, 46.
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