An early Granite Amulet Head of a Ram, Anatolian, ca. 3000 BCE
MA1314Regular price $950 USD
finely polished, the amulet in the shape of a ram's head with long curled horns, elongated face, the pierced attachment hole cleverly mark the eyes.
Condition: Small tip of right horn worn/missing otherwise intact and in very good condition overall. A truly charming piece. Shipped with our magnetic suspension box for protection and display.
Dimensions: height: 1.4 cm (.55 inches), width: 4 cm (1.57 inches)
Provenance: Forming part of the James Stephan Snr. collection, assembled in the late 1960's and then by descent. Dr. Stephan was a US intelligence officer who also held a degree in archaeology. He was posted in the Anatolian region of Turkey with the US government during this time, and acquired his collection from dealers and villagers throughout the region.