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Head of Serapis

Head of Serapis
© BA Antiquities Museum/C. Gerigk

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Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number 0844

Inv.Inventory
 M/I/94
Inv.Inventory
 (SCA) 165

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Head of Serapis

Category:
Sculpture in the round, heads / masks
Date:
Graeco-Roman Period, 1st to 2nd cent. CE
Provenance:
Lower Egypt, Alexandria, Abukir, Canopus (Excavations of 1999)
Material(s):
Rock, marble
Height:
27 cm;
Width:
18 cm;
Depth:
13.5 cm
Hall:
Submerged Antiquities, showcase 12



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

References
  • Ägyptens versunkene Schätze: 5. April 2007-27. Januar 2008, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn (Heidelberg: Vernissage, 2007): 53, 358.
  • Jürgen Bischoff, 2000 ans sous les mers: Les découvertes de Franck Goddio en Egypte, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (Gottingen: Steidl, 2016): 22-23, 130, 180.
  • Franck Goddio and Manfred Clauss, eds., Egypt’s Sunken Treasures, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (London: Prestel, 2006): 8-11, 404, 407.
  • Franck Goddio and David Fabre, Trésors engloutis d’Égypte, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (Milan: 5 Continents, 2006): 32, 283.
  • Zahi Hawass, ed., Bibliotheca Alexandrina: The Archaeology Museum (Cairo: The Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2002): 108, 110.
  • Kyriakos Savvopoulos, Robert Steven and Yasmine Hussein, The Omar Toussoun Collection in the Graeco-Roman Museum, Graeco-Roman Museum Series 2 (Alexandria: Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Alexandria and Mediterranean Research Center, 2013): 29-31, fig. 26.
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