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Fragment of a terracotta relief with the head of Ammon
Architectural element
1st century A.D.
Polichrome terracotta

This fragment, dating from the first century A.D., comes from the type of reliefs known as “Campanian slabs,” which were mass-produced and used as elements of architectural decoration. In this case, the relief depicts the head of Ammon Jupiter, on which traces of bright colors are still visible.

Inventory: Inv. MB 199

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