Blue Faience Figure of a Four-Headed Ram - X.0735 - For Sale
Blue Faience Figure of a Four-Headed Ram - X.0735
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Circa: 716 BC to 30 BC
Dimensions: 1.5" (3.8cm) high x 2" (5.1cm) wide
Collection: Egyptian antiquities
Style: Late Period
This important work depicts a blue faience figure of a four-headed ram (sacred to the god Khnum) standing astride a rectangular base. The animal is powerfully built and well-modelled throughout. These figures are comparatively well known in the Late Period: the extract presented below provides more detailed information. Condition is excellent.