Figurine of the Apis bull

Egyptian
Late Period
760–343 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Length: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1706

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze figurine of the Apis bull. There are incised saddle and markings. The bull wears the sun disc and uraeus. The bull is walking forward on a base.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza [Excav. date] February, 24, 1927

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition