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A Hellenistic Marble Mask of Sarapis, Egypt, circa 1st Century B.C.
Estimate
15,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 35,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
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A Hellenistic Marble Mask of Sarapis, Egypt, circa 1st Century B.C.
Estimate
15,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 35,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Hellenistic Marble Mask of Sarapis, Egypt, circa 1st Century B.C.
with parted lips, large eyes, and prominent brow, the back roughly worked and with a rectangular hole, traces of stucco underneath the chin and of red pigment inside the mouth and around the eyes, the hair and beard formerly added in stucco; no restorations.
Height 19 cm.
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Provenance

John Jermain Slocum (1914-1997), Newport, Rhode Island, acquired in the 1960s, probably in Egypt (Ancient Objects, Providence, Rhode Island, October 15th, 2017, no. 231, illus.)
acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Catalogue Note

For closely related masks of Sarapis see A. Adriani, Repertorio d’arte dell’Egitto greco-romano, serie A, vol. 2, 1961, p. 67f., nos. 223–227, pl. 102f.

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