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EGYPTIAN SMALL SILVER HERMANUBIS

A syncretistic combination of the Greek god Hermes
with Anubis, the Egyptian god of the dead, holding caduceus and palm branch. Right foot and left leg missing.

Roman, ca. 1st-2nd Century AD

H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm.)

Ex Monnier collection, Paris; M.W. collection, Ferndale, Michigan, acquired from Royal-Athena in July 1996.

On loan to Ball State Univ. Art Museum; George Mason Univ.; Fitchburg Art Museum, 1997-2015.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 1997, no. 225.

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