This amulet is made of faience with a blue glaze. It represents Ptah, surmounted by a scarab. Ptah is the ancient creator god of Memphis, patron of craftsmen. He is often depicted wearing a skull-cap and straight beard.
1902: Given to the MFA by the estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren. (Accession date: October 11, 1902)
Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren