Isis and Serapis were both worshipped in Hellenistic Egypt. This relief is made after an original excavated in the region of Trier-Saarburg. It symbolizes the magic of lovers. Nowadays it is part of the collection of the Landesmuseum in Trier.
Serapis originally was an Egyptian god, but he was only widely worshipped in Hellenistic Egypte. In this period he developed a more and more Greek appearance. He was the god of Alexandria, the underworld, healing and agriculture. The Egyptian goddess Isis symbolizes magic, love and fertility. Both gods were later on taken over by the Romans and worshipped all over the Roman Empire.
This relief is made of plaster alabaster and has a height of 29 cm. The back is provided with a hook to hang it to a wall.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
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