Archaeology, Numismatics
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Serapis - the god of the dynasty of Ptolemaic
Serapis - the god of the dynasty of Ptolemaic

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Description: Marble statue of Serapis.
Serapis is represented standing, dressed in a tunic free, cloak and sandals.

This masterpiece from Pentelic marble dating from the first half of the II century, comes from the Verona area. He belonged to the XVIII-th century of the humanist Francesco Scipione, Marquis of Maffei (1675-1755).

Museum of Art and History (Musée d'Art et d'Histoire) - Geneva, Switzerland
Inv. 8945

Source of information: MAHG

photo - personal archive

View more:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serapis

http://www.egyptianmyths.net/serapis.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ptolemaic_dynasty

http://www.livius.org/ps-pz/ptolemies/ptolemy_i_soter.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ptolemy_I_Soter

http://archaeology.about.com/od/pterms/g/ptolemies.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francesco_Scipione,_marchese_di_Maffei

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/16058b.htm

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/356339/Francesco-Scipione-marquis-di-Maffei

http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/Marchese_Di_Maffei_Francesco_Scipione

Serapis - the god of the dynasty of Ptolemaic

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