AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE THOTH AMULET
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.
Pale green in color, the ibis-headed god striding forward with his left leg advanced, his arms at his side, wearing a pleated kilt and a striated tripartite wig, the smooth back pillar flaring to the integral rectangular plinth
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high
Dumonteuil Collection, Paris, 1970s.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 9 December 1999, lot 230.