Protome of a Ram from Asia Minor

Culture: Greek
Period: Mid 1st millennium B.C.
Material: Alabaster
Dimensions: 13.5 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 2016
Provenance: Collection Elias S. David (1891-1969), New York.
Condition: The shaft was broken and reattached.
Description: The head naturalistically and very delicately portrayed, with large ridged underslung horns, almond-shaped eyes and heavy lids as well as a tapering snout. The rectangular, long shaft served for attachment – this protome was probably a handle of a heavy furniture.