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Ram's Head
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Ram's Head


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Description The handle is round in section and ends in a ram's head. The rings were made by turning the ivory on a lathe before the head was carved. A tang fitted into the object, now missing, for which it served as a handle.
Exhibitions
  • The Carver's Art: Medieval Sculpture in Ivory, Bone and Horn. Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick. 1989.
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902

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Period
1st-2nd century
Medium
bone
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.627
Measurements
H: 2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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