Egyptian faience Apis bull plaqueCS44
A moulded and glazed faience plaque fragment decorated with the head of an Apis bull.
Egypt, 1st Millennium BC
3.8 x 2.1 cms
Fragment as shown
Ex. collection: John Ingels, Leksand, Sweden (1925-2016), thence by family descent; acquired in the 1960’s. Ingels was a traveller and film-maker, producing “Egyptian Monuments” in 1962 with the purpose of saving the Abu Simbel temple. His antiquities collection was exhibited on several occasions in Leksand (Sweden) during the 1970’s-1990’s.