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Finial(?): Ram's Head

Object Details

Title:

Finial(?): Ram's Head

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Italic

Place:

Italy (Place Created)

Date:

500–400 B.C.

Medium:

Amber

Object Number:

77.AO.81.12

Dimensions:

27 × 29 × 41 mm (1 1/16 × 1 1/8 × 1 5/8 in.)

Credit Line:

Gift of Gordon McLendon

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Object Description

Ram's head. Holes traverse at nostrils and at neck.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1977

Gordon McLendon (Dallas, Texas), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1977.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Causey, Faya. Ancient Carved Ambers in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2012), no. 52.

Montanaro, Andrea Celestino. Ambre figurate: amuleti e ornamenti dalla Puglia preromana (Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, 2012), pp. 108, no. 18; pl. LIX, no. 9, ill.