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Bust of Sarapis

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Mold made terracotta bust of Sarapis. He wears a headdress and a cloak. He has wavy hair and a beard. It is complete except for a small crack on the back. The details and the surface are worn.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt; 1962: accepted by the MFA; 1969: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp, 332 B.C.–A.D. 364

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 x 4.6 cm (2 3/4 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.62.38

Medium or Technique

Mold-made terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture