God Apis

God Apis
God Apis was the greek name for the worthy bull of Memphis. Egyptian Hapi. The bull was the living shape of the god Ptah and after death was placed  with Osiris.  He  was  established  by  distinct  signs  and domiciliate  in  the  temple complex.  Upon  his  dying,  a  new  bull  was sought born near the time of death of the old. The bulls were forgot in the Serapeum at Saqqara. The mother of the bull was also fit special honors, and the burial catacombs for the cows were discovered by a British expedition in the 1970s. The cult is knew from the first dynasty, but it grown especially important during the Late Period.