Galerie Günter Puhze
Ancient Art

Object: 7199

Head of Serapis

Roman, 2nd century AD

Roman, 2nd century AD, H 8.8 cm   H 3½ in.

Marble. Head of a bust or statuette of Serapis with wavy hair, moustache and curly beard.

The unfinished surface of the backside suggests that the head stood in a niche or in front of a

wall. With socket for calathos. Calathos and nose missing; some slight surface damage.

 

cf. The British Museum number: 1776,1108.4

 

Provenance:German private collection K. P., acquired 1993 or before.

 

 

H 8.8 cm

Price € 2.800