Roman Zeus Ammon Head - Relief Fragment

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Roman Zeus Ammon Head - Relief Fragment

Artist/Maker: Roman Zeus Ammon Head - Relief Fragment
Description: 1st Century A D
Marble
Ammon referring to the horns which strongly resemble ammonite fossils.  The cult of Zeus Ammon, which originated in Egypt with the diety 'Ammun', the hidden one, engoyed a phase of great popularity with the Greeks.
Provenance: Private California Collection
 
Materials: Marble
Circa: 1st century AD
Height: 9 inches
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