Scarce Roman Bronze Zeus-Ammon Applique Roman bronze applique.. Product #: AS-3143 Regular price: $450.00 $450.00 In Stock
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Scarce Roman Bronze Zeus-Ammon Applique

Product Code: AS-3143
Width: 3.7CM

£450.00

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A finely cast Roman bronze applique depicting Zeus-Ammon; the hair and beard finely detailed with clear ram's horns to the side of the face identifying him as the god. 
Mounted on a simple plain wood stand (height of stand 8.3 cms). 
Scarce.

Ancient damage to the edge of the applique on one side; otherwise complete with brown patination.

Circa 1st-3rd century AD.

The cult of Zeus-Ammon was ancient and originated in Egypt before spreading to Greece and other parts. Zeus Ammon’s sanctuary at the Oasis of Siwa in the Libyan desert was already famous when Alexander the Great made his pilgrimage there in...

A finely cast Roman bronze applique depicting Zeus-Ammon; the hair and beard finely detailed with clear ram's horns to the side of the face identifying him as the god. 
Mounted on a simple plain wood stand (height of stand 8.3 cms). 
Scarce.

Ancient damage to the edge of the applique on one side; otherwise complete with brown patination.

Circa 1st-3rd century AD.

The cult of Zeus-Ammon was ancient and originated in Egypt before spreading to Greece and other parts. Zeus Ammon’s sanctuary at the Oasis of Siwa in the Libyan desert was already famous when Alexander the Great made his pilgrimage there in 331 BC., a pivotal moment in the young king’s extraordinary life after the battle of Issus.

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