Basalt bust of the god Serapis

Basalt bust of the god Serapis
Basalt bust of the god Serapis
Basalt bust of the god Serapis
Basalt bust of the god Serapis

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.