Egyptian Turquoise Faience Amulet with Thoth

GBP 135.00

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Object Description

An Ancient Egyptian turquoise faience amulet featuring the depiction of a seated figure, possibly the god Thoth in baboon form. The god, seated on a plinth, is portrait in profile, facing right with his forepaws rested on his knees. The amulet features a loop to the top for suspension and a smooth and unworked reverse. Thoth was an important deity in the Egyptian pantheon, responsible for knowledge, measurement, wisdom, and thought, and is also considered to have given the Egyptians their hieroglyphic writing.

Date: Circa 1550-1069 BC
Period: New Kingdom Period

Object Condition

Fine, complete and intact. Weathering to the surface due to ageing. Some earthly encrustations to the surface.

Object Details

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  • dimensions
    W:0.9 x H:1.8 centimeters

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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
London
SW1Y 4AA

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