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AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE AMULET OF AN IBIS

AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE AMULET OF AN IBIS


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Faience: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1286582
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Thoth, the creator god, in the form of an ibis, one of his sacred animals, was also the patron of scribes and of the written word. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 1/8 inches long including mounting. Mounted on a 14K gold (tested) base with a loop for wearing on a necklace. Ex. old Palm Beach, Fl. collection, Ex. Secret Eye Gallery NY in the early 1980s.