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**Originally Listed At $125**

Egypt, Third Intermediate Period to Late Dynastic Period, ca. 1070 to 332 BCE. A charming faience amulet of the god Thoth in his baboon form. Thoth was the god of writing, accounting, and other intellectual pursuits, associated with the ibis and the baboon. Also a faience amulet of the goddess Isis, whose was seen as the ideal mother and wife and the patroness of marriage, wisdom, and health, portrayed here as a royal woman. Both are drilled for suspension and could be worn today. Size of Isis (both are roughly the same size): 0.35" W x 1.3" H (0.9 cm x 3.3 cm)

Provenance: private Los Angeles, California, USA collection

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Both are intact, with nice remaining details. Both have small patches of adhesive substance on their bases from previous display.

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Pair of Egyptian Faience Amulets - Thoth & Isis

Estimate $200 - $300Feb 26, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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