Head of Serapis
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Robert E. Blum Gallery, 1st floor
Early Roman Period
10 3/8 x 7 3/8 x 6 7/8 in. (26.4 x 18.7 x 17.5 cm)
21.2 lb. (9.62kg) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Roman. Head of Serapis, 75-150 C.E. Marble, 10 3/8 x 7 3/8 x 6 7/8 in. (26.4 x 18.7 x 17.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1522E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1522E_SL1.jpg)
overall, 37.1522E_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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Marble Ammon-Serapis head with wavy beard and moustache. Rams horns crown the head.
Condition: The tip of both horns is broken off. The head was made separately and attached to statue. A thin crack is seen across the tip of the nose and nostrils. A brown stain exists, which covers as area on the right side of the head behind the horn. All the work of the beard etc. was done with the running drill.
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