Tile representing Apis

Description
This tile would have formed part of a decorative frieze or border in an ancient Egyptian building or tomb. The bull is Apis, a sacred animal associated with the creator god Ptah, but the tile is in a Greek style.
Accession Loan No.
198/1998/5
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
tile representing Apis
Simple Name
tile
Full Name
wall tile representing Apis
Dimensions
length 100 mm; W 115 mm; TH 35 mm
Cultural Group
Egyptian
Period Classification
Ptolemaic Period - 332-30 BC
Family Group

Material
faience
Collection Country
Egypt
Collection Area Region
North Africa
Collection Continent
Africa

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