A ROMAN MARBLE BUST OF SERAPIS Circa late 1st - early 2nd Century A.D.

The draped bust surmounting an orb, the god with center-parted hair bound in a fillet, with the characteristic four vertical locks on the forehead, the wavy locks framing his face deeply drilled, with unarticulated eyes, parted lips and a full beard, the head once surmounted by a modius. 13 13/16 in. (35.1 cm.) high.

Provenance: Oscar Blum Gentilomo, 1903-1975.
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