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Sadigh Gallery’s Ancient Persian Bronze Ram by SadighGallery on Flickr.Via Flickr:
Bronze reclining ram. 400 BC

Sadigh Gallery’s Ancient Persian Bronze Ram by SadighGallery on Flickr.

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Bronze reclining ram. 400 BC

Granite ram of Amun with King Taharqa by miltonmic on Flickr.Via Flickr:
Granite ram of Amun with King Taharqa
Twenty-fifth Dynasty, 690-664 BC
From Kawa in Nubia
The worship of Amun, imported into Nubia by the Egyptians, was carried on with great zeal by the royal family of the Twenty-fifth Dynasty. Taharqa built or enlarged several temples in honour of the god. This statue symbolises the god’s protection of the king.
EA 1779

Granite ram of Amun with King Taharqa by miltonmic on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Granite ram of Amun with King Taharqa
Twenty-fifth Dynasty, 690-664 BC
From Kawa in Nubia

The worship of Amun, imported into Nubia by the Egyptians, was carried on with great zeal by the royal family of the Twenty-fifth Dynasty. Taharqa built or enlarged several temples in honour of the god. This statue symbolises the god’s protection of the king.

EA 1779