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Apis Bull


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Description This well modeled bull of pale green faience has a rib cage and mane indicated by an incision. The horns and probably the disk which marked him as the holy Apis bull have broken off. Suspension loop on the back.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/23/1959Treatmentcleaned
8/03/1998Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Henry Walters [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
664-332 BC (Late Period)
Medium
Egyptian faience with pale green glaze
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1649
Measurements
H: 7/8 x W: 5/8 x D: 1 3/8 in. (2.23 x 1.57 x 3.46 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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