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5th Century BC: Zeus Ammon

After the Greeks colonized Cyrenaica—now part of Lybia—and established settlements in the lower Nile Delta, they came to associate Zeus with the Egyptian supreme god Amun-Ra, who was often depicted with the head of a ram. The features of both … Continue reading

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664 BC: Amulet

Egyptian Ram’s-head Amulet, Kushite Period (ca. 712–664 B.C.) “This amulet was probably made for a necklace worn by one of the Kushite kings. Representations show these pharaohs wearing a ram’s-head amulet tied around the neck on a thick cord, the … Continue reading

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