Egyptian, Roman and Greek Antiquities by Explorer Ancient Art

AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE RELIEF


browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Hidden: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1174893
Explorer Ancient Art
View Seller Profile
P.O. Box 60901
Staten Island, NY 10306
718-979-9205

Guest Book
 $1650 (sold) 
$1650 (sold)

Egyptian limestone raised relief depicting the ibis-headed human figure of Thoth, facing left, with arms raised in adoration and Thoth as a striding ibis facing right. Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 B.C. 4 1/4 X 4 1/4 inches. Mounted. Intact. Ex. New York collection of Joseph Klein, formed between 1941-1980. Thoth was the god of writing and scribes. Thoth was sometimes depicted as a baboon.