Large Egyptian Faience Amulet of Thoth

GBP 595.00

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Object Description

A finely preserved Ancient Egyptian amulet depicting the god Thoth, carved from blue faience. He is depicted striding forward, with his arms by his side and his fists clenched. He wears a short kilt and tripartite wig and is shown with the head of an ibis. The details are intricately rendered, from his facial features and the ridge of his beak to the folds in his drapery. The amulet is positioned on a rectangular base which continues upright at the back. Behind the neck of the figure is a small perforation for suspension.

Date: Circa 664 – 332 BC
Period: Late Period

Object History

Ex. Early 20th Century collection, UK

Object Condition

Very good condition. Some wear to the surface consistent with age and earthy encrustations is visible.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:1.8 x H:5.1 x D:1.3 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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