Gilded wooden figure of Thoth
circa 332 B.C. circa 30 B.C.
Late Period; Ptolemaic
Thoth, ibis, walking. Thoth was the scribe of the gods, he was linked to ibis and baboons.
Egypt, production, country
copper alloy; head, feet and legs; bronze
wood, covered with cloth then gesso, then gilded; body
height, 17, cm
length, 20, cm
bequeathed; 1954; Greg, Robert (Sir)
Object Number: E.202.1954
(record id: 62258; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)