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Lot 0023
Late Period, 664-332 BC. A silver amuletic pendant of a horned ram's head surmounted by uraeus. See Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accession 1989.281.98. 18 grams, 33mm (1 1/4"). Property of a London lady, part of her family's Swiss collection; formerly acquired in the 1980s. Rams were associated with the god Amun in Nubia, where he was especially revered. The pendant probably formed part of a necklace worn by one of the Kushite kings. [No Reserve]


Very fine condition. Rare.

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