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Statuette of Ptah?

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Basalt (?) statuette of Ptah. The lower part of the statuette is broken. Ptah wears a cap, broad collar, and beard. He holds a staff. The goddess Maat is on the back. She surrounds Ptah with her wings.

Provenance

Said to be from Thebes (Karnak). 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for £1/10s. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, 1186–1070 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1554

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture