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Four-headed Ram
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Four-headed Ram


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Description This lapis lazuli amulet appears to represents a four-headed ram, which is connected to the idea of the four winds and the four points of the compass. The amulet is pierced under the belly and may have served as a part of a necklace.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/08/1974Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Khawam Brothers, Cairo [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Period
3rd-1st century BC (Late Period-Greco-Roman)
Medium
lapis lazuli
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.349
Measurements
H: 1/8 x W: 1/4 x D: 1/16 in. (0.38 x 0.61 x 0.08 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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