<em>Head from a Statuette of Zeus Serapis</em>, 1st century C.E. Faience, 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. (9.8 x 7.3 x 6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 58.79.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 58.79.1_PS9.jpg)

Head from a Statuette of Zeus Serapis

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1st century C.E.

Dimensions: 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. (9.8 x 7.3 x 6 cm)



Accession Number: 58.79.1

Image: 58.79.1_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Herma in glassy faience. Head of a god, perhaps Serapus or Aesclepius, terminating just below neck and mounted on column (?). Curled hair, plain and flat diadem, beard and moustache, open mouth. Head twisted slightly to right. Condition: Surface worn, numerous chips, nose and beard broken. Top of head broken in a way that suggests it was originally furnished with an attribute.

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