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Thoth as a Baboon
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Thoth as a Baboon


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Description The figurine of the god Thoth has lost its moon disk and moon crescent on his head. The god has a necklace with a shrine shaped pectoral around his neck. The face is not shaped as a baboon but rather depicted as a bearded man, and may have been reworked in antiquity.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [as obtained in Luxor]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Period
1400-1185 BC (New Kingdom)
Medium
steatite with remains of glazing
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1565
Measurements
H: 2 x W: 1 7/16 x D: 1 in. (5.15 x 3.71 x 2.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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