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Thoth

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Artist Unknown (Egyptian)

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c. 644 BCE - 30 CE

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Thoth, Artist Unknown (Egyptian)
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Medium: Sculpture | Bronze
Size: 8 x 2 1/8 in. (20.32 x 5.4 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Egypt
Culture: Egyptian, Africa, Egypt
Style: 26th dynasty- Saite, 8th century BCE - 1st century CE
Physical Description: statuette, of ibis-headed god, seated, wears wig and atef crown. Thoth of Hermapolis was known as the scribe of the gods and the god of wisdom. The Ibis was sacred to him.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Miss Lily Place
Accession Number: 29.17.613
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009