Egyptian Lapis Lazuli Amulet of Thoth

GBP 250.00

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Object Description

An Ancient Egyptian lapis lazuli anthropomorphic amulet. The face of the figure protrudes forwards, and delicate incisions portray clothing and anatomical features. The amulet represents Thoth, typically depicted with an ibis’s head and a kilt. The figure stands with one foot striding forwards and arms at his sides. The amulet rests on a flat base and features a perforation in the centre of the back column for suspension.

Date: Circa 1000-500 BC
Period: Third Intermediate – Late Dynastic Period

Object History

Ex. Early 20th Century collection, UK

Object Condition

Very good.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:0.4 x H:2.1 x D:1 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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