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Miniature Group of Ptah and Sakhmet
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Miniature Group of Ptah and Sakhmet


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Description Depicted here in a double image are Ptah, one of the main creator gods (and a patron of artisans), and Sakhmet, the daughter of the sun-god Re and Ptah's consort. Her ill will brought destruction to mankind. This group was once part of a larger configuration.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/28/1962Treatmentcleaned
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925

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Period
664-525 BC (Late Period)
Medium
black steatite
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.393
Measurements
H: 1 7/8 x W: 1 5/16 x D: 1 5/16 in. (4.74 x 3.34 x 3.38 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)

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