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Apis bull

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The Apis bull has incised saddle markings and a uraeus serpent between its horns.

Provenance

1812-1887: Luigi Vassalli Collection; By 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1957: Given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–343 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x length x depth: 10 x 11 x 3.5 cm (3 15/16 x 4 5/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.397

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture