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Plaque of Isis and Serapis with the bodies of snakes

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1785

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze; human-headed; bodies tied in a square knot. Tails broken.

Provenance

Said to be from Dendara. Purchased in Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe, 1904.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund