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Apis

APIS ā’ pĭs (conjecture חַ֣ף, LXX ̓Άπις). A fertility god in the form of a living bull, worshiped by the ancient Egyptians, in Memphis. There Apis was associated with Ptah, a creator god. Apis was also linked with Osiris, god of the dead. The combination Osiris-Apis (Egyp. Ws’ir Ḫp) was Grecianized as Serapis, who was worshiped in Egypt under the Ptolemies as well as in other countries.