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Statue of Osir-Canope

Statue of Osir-Canope
© BA Antiquities Museum/M. Mounir

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Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number T0021

Inv.Inventory
 (Greco-Roman Museum) 25787

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Ras es-Soda Temple Collection

Statue of Osir-Canope

Category:
Sculpture in the round, statues, human / gods and goddesses statues
Date:
Graeco-Roman Period, Roman Period, early second cent. CE
Provenance:
Lower Egypt, Alexandria, El-Ras El-Soda (Taposiris Parva)
Material(s):
Rock, marble
Height:
107 cm
Hall:
Ras es-Soda Temple Collection



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

References
  • Ladislas Castiglione, “Griechische-ägyptische Studien”, Acta Antiqua Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 5 (1957): 210, 213, fig. 2.
  • Peter M. Fraser, Ptolemaic Alexandria, vol. 1 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972): 253.
  • Franck Goddio and Aurélia Masson-Berghoff, eds., The BP Exhibition: Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds (London: Thames and Hudson, 2016): 236-237.
  • Isabelle Hairy, Du Nil à Alexandrie: Histoires d'eaux (Alexandria: Centre d'étude Alexandrine (CEAlex), 2011): 633.
  • Michael Pfommmer and Ulrike Denis, Alexandria: Im Schatten der Pyramiden, Zaberns Bildbände zur Archäologie (Mainz: Philipp von Zabern, 1999): 18-19.
  • Dietrich Wildung and Günter Grimm, eds., Götter und Pharaonen: Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim, 29. Mai-16. September 1979 (Mainz: Philipp von Zabern, 1979): no. 150.
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