Description This tiny gold amulet in the shape of an Ibis holding a feather represents the god of wisdom, Thoth. The body was made of two pieces of sheet gold worked over a core. Gold wire, used for the neck, was flattened out to form the head. The legs were made of gold wire, the feathers and base of thin sheet gold. A loop for suspension was attached behind the neck.
- Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Collection of Suydam; John E. Kieffer, Jr. [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1966, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1966
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