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Figurine of Sarapis

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Mold made terracotta bust of Sarapis. He wears a headdress and cloak. He has wavy hair and a beard. The front of the support is decorated with an eagle with outspread wings. The surface is worn.


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


Height x width: 9.8 x 4.9 cm (3 7/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Mold-made terracotta


The Ancient World