Online lecture exclusively for our Friends of Saqqara! Register with your “donateurnummer”.

Online lezing exclusief voor Friends of Saqqara-donateurs! Aanmelden met donateurnummer.

Uw donateurnummer wordt vermeld in de emails die u van ons ontvangt.


Dear Friends,

We would like to invite you for an online lecture exclusively for our Friends of Saqqara! Please register in the form below with your “donateurnummer” (your membership number is stated in the emails you receive from us).

The Apis bull, an avatar of Ptah, had been worshipped since the First Dynasty, but nothing is known of its posthumous fate until the reign of Amenhotep III. Henceforth, however, we have an almost unbroken sequence of bull burials running down to the end of the Ptolemaic Period. Today, we will take an overview of their history and development.