University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Tamsen Fuller

A Makeover for the Philadelphia ‘Ram Caught in a Thicket’

By: Tamsen Fuller

PHOTO 1. The “Ram” as it was before the new work began in May 1997. As conservators and curators discovered, the statue was at this point the product of a 1940s restoration of Woolley’s original reconstruction done in the late 1920s. In both of these incarnations, the front hooves of the goat did not rest […]