Head of Apis crowned with the solar disc...

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Head of Apis crowned with the solar disc...

Head of Apis crowned with the solar disc between the horns and a large erect uraeus. Ears shaped in three folds.
The superciliary arches and the top of the skull are engraved with wavy lines.
Granodiorite. Partly missing sun disk.
Egypt, Dynasty 26, 664-525 B.C.
A copy is close to the Cairo Museum, from Saqqarah, Dynasty 26.
H.: 29 cm

Former Edmond Cormier-Thierry-Delanoue Collection (1879-1960).




MODIFICATION: THIS PIECE DATES FROM THE LOW PERIOD TO THE PTOLEMAIC PERIOD AND NOT FROM XXVI DYNASTY
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