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Thoth in the Form of a Baboon with Udjat Eye
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Thoth in the Form of a Baboon with Udjat Eye


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Description Thoth was worshipped as the god of wisdom, but also as the moon god. Here, he holds the left so-called Udjat eye in his hands, which symbolizes the moon, while the right Udjat eye symbolizes the solar god.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/12/1962Treatmentother
7/23/1998Examinationexamined for condition
4/30/2003Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • 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 Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
664-525 BC (Late Period; Saite)
Medium
Egyptian faience with light blue glaze
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.475
Measurements
H: 2 1/2 x W: 1 1/4 x D: 1 in. (6.3 x 3.2 x 2.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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