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
Culture: Egypt, c. 300 B.C.
Provenance: British private collection, prior to 1990.
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- Égypte ancienne
- Amulette, Thoth le babouin
- Siècle/ Période
- c. 300 B.C.
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