Faience Amulet of the God Thot in Form of a Baboon

Culture: Egyptian
Period: Third Intermediate Period, 1075-652 B.C.
Material: Faience
Dimensions: 2.5 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 1103
Provenance: Collection Madeleine Meunier (1921-2009), Paris. Acquired between 1950 and 1970.
Condition: Intact
Description: Small, but finely worked amulet of the Egyptian god Thot in form of a crouching baboon. Thot, god of the moon, magic, science, writers, wisdom and calendar resting his arms on his knees, on the back his tail curling around the plinth. On the back a small eyelet for suspension.