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Title:

Gilded wooden figure of Thoth

Category:

figure

Name:

statuette

Date:

circa 332 B.C. circa 30 B.C.

Period(s):

Late Period; Ptolemaic

Description:

Thoth, ibis, walking. Thoth was the scribe of the gods, he was linked to ibis and baboons.

Production
Place (legacy):

Egypt, production, country

Find Spot:

Egypt

Technique:

carved

Material(s):

copper alloy; head, feet and legs; bronze
wood, covered with cloth then gesso, then gilded; body

Dimension(s):

height, 17, cm
length, 20, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1954; Greg, Robert (Sir)

Accession:

Object Number: E.202.1954
(Antiquities)
(record id: 62258; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/62258





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