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Apis Bull

Replica Size: H: 14 cm
Replica: aeruginous copper-coated metal, stone base
Original: bronze, H. 11.8 cm

Egyptian, Ptolemaic, 4th-2nd century B.C.
AEOS 5516

Bulls, sacred to the creator-god Ptah were kept in the temple at Memphis and after death were em-balmed and buried. Like people they were given coffins, obelisks and grave goods. The brow of this figurine has a triangular impression for a gold or silver inlay. A white triangle on its brow was the sign of a sacred bull.

Article Nr.: 100000000010615-1018-0
€ 215.00 incl. VAT.
100000000010615-1018-0 F 2

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