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Ptah


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Description This flat relief figure of the creator-god Ptah is shown mummiform with close-cropped hair and divine beard. He holds a divine was scepter, indicating his power.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/08/1974Treatmentcleaned
6/28/1978Treatmentcleaned; examined for condition
Exhibitions
  • In Search of Ancient Treasure: 40 Years of Collecting. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1978.
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Robert Garrett, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Children of Robert Garrett [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1964, by gift.
Credit Gift of the children of Robert Garrett, 1964

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Period
664-332 BC (Late Period)
Medium
tooled sheet gold
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1958
Measurements
H: 1 1/16 x W: 3/8 x D: 1/16 in. (2.7 x 1 x 0.2 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt (Place of Discovery)

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