Relief Bust of Serapis
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3rd century C.E.
Ptolemaic Period or Roman Period
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Relief Bust of Serapis, 3rd century C.E. Terracotta, 2 3/4 x 2 1/16 in. (7 x 5.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.285. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.285_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Relief bust in terra cotta of Serapis. Modius on head. conventional beard and tunic. Cast in one piece with open back.
Condition: Face rubbed.
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