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Bronze Apis Bull

NZD $2,900

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Description

Bronze figure of Apis, the sacred bull shown
wearing solar disc and uraeus between the horns.
Ptolemaic period, c. 200 B.C.

Height : 6.4 cms

Mounted on a wooden stand

Apis was the reincarnation of Ptah

Compare G. Roeder AgyptischeBronzefiguren (Berlin1956) pl.155f