Bronze plaque of a lion.
Ancient Egypt. Bronze Apis plaque. The bull God, 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. Earthen deposits. 26th Dynasty. 663-525 BC (4” x 3 ½”)
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