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Stelae: E.74.1911

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Object information

Titles

  • Limestone relief

Rectangular fragment, with shrine of Apis bull on a wheeled barque. Showing the Apis bull travelling on a barque: underneath the shire are rollers to enable the heavy weight to move. Priests usually carried statues of gods. Theh bull was seen to be a living embodiment of the god Ptah and so had to be transported as any other god.

Named entities

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Given
  • Dates: 1911

Dating

Find spot

  • Memphis

Measurements and weight

  • Depth: 5.6 cm
  • Height: 13.5 cm
  • Weight: 2.2 kg
  • Width: 22.5 cm

Materials used in production

Techniques used in production

Associated department: Antiquities

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

  • Accession number: E.74.1911
  • Primary reference Number: 51301
  • Oldadmincategory: SS
  • Stable URI

Audit data

  • Created: Saturday 6 August 2011
  • Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020
  • Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021
  • Data source: Adlib

Associated institutions

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