Inlay of an Apis bull
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
Height x width x length: 2 x 3 x 1 cm (13/16 x 1 3/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)
May 1945, said to have been found about 12 miles southeast of Medinet Gurob, Egypt, by Robert Gordon Faudree [see note 1]; 1959, sold by Faudree to Horace L. Mayer (b. 1899 - d. 1968), Williamstown, MA [see note 2]; to his widow, Florence Ellen Mayer, Williamstown; 1972, gift of Mrs. Mayer to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 10, 1973)
 According to a letter from Faudree of July 6, 1959.  First lent by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA on October 30, 1959 (loan no. 54.59).
Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer