Apis bull

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

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

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