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Serapis
Sarapis/Sorapis
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"Osiris-Apis"
Serapis

Marble bust of Serapis wearing a modius from the Roman Period, stored in the Serapaeum of Alexandria.©

Period of
worship
HellenisticRoman Period
Cult center Alexandria
Appearance Anthropoid, modus
Egyptian
equivalent(s)
Osiris, Apis
Spouse(s) Isis
Issue Horus

Serapis is a Graeco-Egyptian deity pushed forward during the third century BCE on the orders of Pharaoh Ptolemy I of the Ptolemaic Dynasty.

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