Description The Egyptians depicted Thoth, the god of wisdom and writing, as an ibis (a wading bird), a man with an ibis head, or a baboon. Thoth amulets primarily protected officials and the deceased in the underworld. This was probably made during the 30th Dynasty.
Examined and cleaned for loan.
|8/20/1998||Examination||examined for condition|
|4/10/2003||Treatment||stabilized; loss compensation; cleaned; other|
- 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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