Lot 26
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A Roman Marble Head of Sarapis, late 2nd Century A.D.

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 GBP
Sold
106,250 GBP
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Description

  • A Roman Marble Head of Sarapis
with full beard and moustache, parted lips, and long deeply-drilled hair bound in a diadem, falling in multiple strands over the forehead, and flowing in long wavy locks down to his shoulders, the top of the head prepared for addition of the modius, the back roughly worked, traces of red pigment over the beard and hair; no restorations.
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