Description Ptah was the creator god of the city of Memphis and the patron of craftsmen and artists. His blue skullcap symbolizes creation, and his black face represents fertility and rebirth.
|2/12/1997||Examination||examined for condition|
|4/10/2003||Treatment||cleaned; coated; loss compensation|
- Faience: The Colors of the Heavens. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Musuem, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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