Bronze plaque of Apis bull God bust, the manifestation of Ptah. Apis can be called the "son of Ptah" or his "herald", acting as a go-between for mankind, in order to communicate with the creator-God of Memphis through oracles. Between the horns, the emblem of the sun-disc and the Uraeus. very handsome. Dark patina. 26th Dynasty.
663 - 525 BC
3 1/2" x 3"
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