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Intaglio with a Bust of Serapis
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Intaglio with a Bust of Serapis


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description A bearded bust of Serapis is shown on this intaglio in profile to the left. He is identified by the modius on top of his head.
Exhibitions
  • Serapis: The Creation of a God. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2002.
Provenance Henry Walters, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Mrs. Henry Walters Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York, 1942; Walters Art Museum, 1942, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1942

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Period
1st-3rd century CE (Roman Imperial)
Medium
red jasper
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.977
Measurements
H: 11/16 × W: 9/16 × D: 1/8 in. (1.7 × 1.4 × 0.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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