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Found at Sibari, Cantiere di Casa Bianca, on the site of the Greek city of Thurii (Pleiades), in a Roman-period sanctuary of Isis, in a 1st c. CE context. The earlier object may have been reused to represent the Apis bull.

Originally produced in the late 5th-early 4th c. BCE, possibly modified in the 1st c. CE.


Sibari, Museo Nazionale Archeologico della Sibaritide, Inv. 144007

Photographed on display in the exhibition "Il Nilo a Pompeii: visioni d'Egitto nel mondo romano" (The Nile at Pompeii: visions of Egypt in the Roman world) at the Museo Egizio in Torino, Piemonte, Italy, March 5 to September 4 (extended to October 2), 2016.