A Basalt Bust of the God Serapis

A Basalt Bust of the God Serapis
A Basalt Bust of the God Serapis
A Basalt Bust of the God Serapis

A Basalt Bust of the God Serapis

Period

Hellenistic period, 3rd-2nd century B.C.

Dimension

17.6 cm high (front), 13 cm high (back)

Provenance

Collection Kurt Meissner (1909-2004), Zurich, acquired in 1954

Publications

M. Steinhart

Neue Götter, alter Glaube – Von allegorischen Schöpfungen und religiösen Importen, in: Florian Knauss (ed.), Die Unsterblichen – Götter Griechenlands,  Munich 2012, 281ff., ill. 19.14.