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.