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Statue of Mars

Statue of Mars
© BA Antiquities Museum/M. Mounir

Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number T0007

Inv.Inventory
 (Greco-Roman Museum) 29455

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Mehamara Collection

Statue of Mars

Category:
Sculpture in the round, statues, human / gods and goddesses statues
Date:
Graeco-Roman Period, Roman Period, 2nd cent. CE
Provenance:
Lower Egypt, Alexandria, El-Mehamara (Sidi Bishr)
Material(s):
Rock, marble
Height:
114 cm
Hall:
Mehamara Collection



The information given here is subject to modification/update as a result of ongoing research.

References
  • Patrizio Pensabene and Eleonora Gasparini, “The Trade in Small-Size Statues in the Roman Mediterranean: A Case Study from Alexandria”, in ASMOSIA X: Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference of ASMOSIA (Association for the Study of Marble & Other Stones in Antiquity) Rome, 21-26 May 2012: Interdisciplinary Studies on Ancient Stone (Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, 2015): 101-108.
  • Merwatte Seif El-Din, “Une statue cuirassée d’Alexandrie”, in Alexandrina 3, edited by Jean-Yves Empereur, Études alexandrines 18 (Cairo: Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale, 2009): 123-131.
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