There are laws concerning horns which consisted of laying hold on them in the altar which was not allowed, which was a punishable offence and possibly by death.Lamentations 2:3, Deuteronomy , Joshua 6:4-5, 1 Samuel 16:1 and , 1Kings , Exodus 27:2, and 30:2 Leviticus 4 :7-18. Bible verses talking of horns as symbol of power Again with horns as symbol of power: Daniel 8:5, and 8:9, 1 Samuel 2:1 and 2:3.These feelings were not wholly based on the fact that the animals provided them with meat, milk, wool.They believed that their strength was concentrated in their horns.Cave paintings are a sign of the intensity of ancient hunters’ feeling toward antelopes, rams, buffalos, oxen and so on.
Fighting for their lives or at mating rams, deer, and oxen butted, stabbed and killed with their horns. Kings bejeweled headdresses with horns as a symbol of strength, supremacy, sovereignty and regal dignity. Alexander the Great was declared divine in the temple of the ram-god Anon, after conquering Egypt.
From that point he was pictured on coins wearing ram’s horns.