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Amulet of Thoth

Lapis lazuli amulet in the form of the god Thoth as a squatting ibis, with a small figure of the goddess Maat in front of him. Suspension loop on the back, behind the head.


By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets