Serapis Depicted as Pluto

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Carole Raddato
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published on 27 January 2015

The Egyptian deity Serapis, with a modius on the head, is depicted as Pluto. Next to him stands the three-headed dog Cerberus, guardian of Hades and the Greek underworld. From the Roman Villa of Chiragan, France. (Musée des Antiques de Toulouse)

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2015, January 27). Serapis Depicted as Pluto. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3565/serapis-depicted-as-pluto/

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