Egyptian Faience Amulet of Thoth as a Baboon

GBP 125.00

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Object Description

An Egyptian amulet modelled in bright turquoise faience of Thoth, god of science, writing and inventor, in the shape of baboon facing right. The amulet shows the animal seated with a large mane and his forepaws resting on his knees. Characteristics of New Kingdom faience amulets, are the flat and unworked reverse and the suspension loop to the top, which is now missing.

Date: Circa 1390-1353 BC
Period: New Kingdom Period

Object Condition

Fine condition. Missing suspension loop.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:0.8 x H:1.7 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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