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Figurine of Thoth

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 30
380–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 5.4 x 4.8 x 2 cm (2 1/8 x 1 7/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.531

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Finely made standing figurine of Thoth in light green faience. In two pieces but complete.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription