Ancient Egyptian Carnelian Amulet, Thoth the Baboon

Description
Ancient Egyptian Carnelian Amulet, Thoth the Baboon
c. 300 B.C.

Seated baboon with the crescent and sundisk over his head.
The baboon was closely associated with the god of wisdom, science and measurement, Thoth. As Thoth was a god of the moon, his baboons were often shown wearing the crescent moon on the head.

Size: 2 cm L - 13/16 inches
Material: Cornelian
Culture: Egypt, c. 300 B.C.
Condition: Intact


Provenance: British private collection, prior to 1990.
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Informations du lot
Culture
Égypte ancienne
Matériau
Cornaline
Objet
Amulette, Thoth le babouin
Siècle/ Période
c. 300 B.C.
État
Bon état, voir la photo
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