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Sacred Apis Bull

A1912.449.26

Bronze figurine of an Apis bull.  There is an incised winged scarab on the back.  The bull is wearing a large disc ureus snake headdress.

Title: Sacred Apis Bull

Medium: Bronze

Dates: XXV-XXX Dynasty (c. 712-332 B.C.)

Dimensions: 2" H x 3.5" W x 0.75" D

Culture: Egyptian, African

Accession Number: A1912.449.26

Rights Statement: Image Copyright - Staten Island Museum

Credit: Gift of D. Wallace MacDonald in Memory of Mr. & Mrs. Francis MacDonald

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