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STATUE OF A RAM

STATUE OF A RAM


Sandstone.
Ht. 110 cm, length 141.5 cm, width 61 cm.
Provenance: Naga, Alley of criocephalic sphinxes in front of the Temple of Amon.
Meroite Period, at the turn of the millennium.
Khartum National Museum, No. 24498.


This monumental statue is part of a group of twelve identical statues which form the alley leading to the Temple of Amon at Naga. The restoration of the ram's fleece, in spiral curls, is also found on the even larger statues which border the access to the Temple of Amon at Meroe.




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