Inv. n°: MMoCA569

Marble Pharaonic Head of Osiris Wearing the Atef Crown

Possibly a 1st century AD Roman head of Caligula in the guise of Osiris.

h. 45 x w. 21 x d. 26 cm

1st century BC - 1st century AD

Marble

Provenance

  • Ex Levasseur collection, Paris, early 19th century
  • Ex Alexandre Aspa collection, Sceaux, France
  • Acquired at Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 30th June 2010, CPT01

Publications

  • Minerva: the International Review of Ancient Art & Archaeology, March/April 2009, vol. XX, no. 5
  • J. M. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, Royal-Athena Galleries, 2010, vol. XXI, p. 79, fig. 209
  • J. Pollini, "Roman Marble Sculpture" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 76, fig. 5
  • B. Cassin, M. Garsson and M. Moliner, "Elaborations", Objets Migrateurs - Trésors sous influences, Musées de Marseille, 2022, p. 109, fig. 64

Exhibitions

  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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