Jug with Four Rams’ Heads
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
late 2nd-early 1st millennium B.C.E.
height: 7 1/16 in. (18 cm)
width: 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano
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Jug with Four Rams’ Heads, late 2nd-early 1st millennium B.C.E. Clay, height: 7 1/16 in. (18 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano, 2015.65.10. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Photograph courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, CUR.2015.65.10_Sackler_Foundation_image.jpg)
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A small oval jug with a tall narrow neck and a flattened, everted rim. The rim has a pair of round holes on each side. A round rib encircles the base of the neck. Four vertical ribs each terminating in a small ram's head at the shoulder of the vessel divide the body of the vessel into quarters.
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