Lapis Lazuli Bust of Serapis by Unknown Artist

Remarkable for its material, lapis, rather than for its art.

Details

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
14 cm
Acquired in:
1912
Presented by:
Sir Henry H Howorth through The Art Fund

Late Roman in style.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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