Ancient Egyptian Carnelian Amulet of the God Thoth, represented as Baboon - (1)

Description
Ancient Egyptian Carnelian Amulet of the God Thoth, represented as Baboon - (1)
330-30 BC

Cornelian amulet representing a crouching THOT baboon, 330-30 BC, controversial period, in very good condition, 16 mm.
When Thot is represented as a baboon, he is also the Rising Sun (a fresco of baboons in temples or on the base of statues). Baboons have a habit of shouting for territorial domination at sunrise, just before sunrise; this habit earned them to be associated with solar renaissance because they cheer the star when it comes out.
Provenance: Acquired from the TL Essex Gallery, United Kingdom in 2020, owned by a Middlesex lady; acquired in the London 2007 art market, formerly in a private collection formed in the 1980s.
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Lot details
Culture
Ancient Egyptian
Material
Carnelian
Number of objects
1
Object
Amulet of the God Thoth, represented as Baboon
Century/ Timeframe
330-30 BC
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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