God of the Week: Serapis

06/28/2010: Serapis

Serapis was an ancient Greek/Egyptian synthesis of the gods Osiris and Apis created during the Tolemaic empire. Though the gods used to created the synthesis where Egyptian deities, the statues of Serapis were Greek in appearance, modeled after Zeus.

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One Comment on “God of the Week: Serapis”

  1. Lorene Says:

    Thanks for that! It’s just the answer I needde.

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