BLUISH GREEN FAIENCE THOTH AMULET

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BLUE FAIENCE THOTH

Ibis headed god Toth, divine scribe, walking forward with his arms at his sides, wearing full striated tripartite wig and short striated kilt with waist band; back pillar pierced, rectangular base.

H. 7 cm. Repaired, restored at back pillar. Mounted.

Ex priv. coll. R.Z., Switzerland, acquired in 1999 from Antiquarium, Israel

Saite Period, 664-525 BC

Cf. C. Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London 1994, fig. 20a
and frontispiece

 3.500

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