Zeus Ammon Bronze Pin

10,800.00 $

A sensational 18ct yellow gold Pin featuring a striking bronze Roman phalon of Zeus Ammon, with curled rams horns dating from the 1st/2nd Century AD, set in a fine gold surround. Zeus Ammon was a culmination of two gods, Zeus and Ammon/Amun (Lybians used Ammon but the Egyptians Amun). Zeus, was the head of the Greek Pantheon of gods. Amun was a very important Egyptian deity, a god of the sun, fertility and creation.  The cult of Zeus Ammon has been recorded from the reign of Trajan so the dates of the phalon would correspond. The attributes of Zeus Ammon was the ram's horns.
  • 1 bronze Roman phalon of Zeus Ammon, with curled rams horns (circa 1st/2nd Century AD)
  • 18ct yellow gold
  • Approximately 71mm/2¾ inches in diameter

Piece code: 27548