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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.

Provenance

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

1979.562

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets