Apis was the Sacred Bull. He is shown either as a bull or as a man with the head of a bull. He was worshiped in the Memphis region originally. The bull was the most important of the sacred animals in Ancient Egypt.

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Apis - The Sacred Bull

Relief Apis Temple Horus
Relief of Apis in the Temple of Horus in Edfu. (481k)
Relief Apis Temple Horus
Relief of Apis in the Temple of Horus in Edfu. (598k)
Relief Apis Center Right
Relief of Apis (center right), with Horus (right and extreme left), and a Pharaoh (center left) in the Temple of Horus in Edfu. (977k)
Relief Apis Sacred Bull
Relief of Apis, the Sacred Bull, next to Isis (or Ma'at) in the Temple of Kom Ombo. (1054k)

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