Egyptian bronze ibis and Maat feather amulet, ex. Mustaki

E44

£140.00

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A bronze amulet depicting Thoth in the form of a striding ibis facing a feather, symbol of the goddess Maat.

Culture
Egypt, Late Dynastic to Ptolemaic Period, mid 1st Millennium BC

Size
2.1 x 2.3 cms

Condition
Minor losses and general surface wear as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. collection: John Winterbottom, Denbighshire, UK; acquired 2005 from Dr. Bron Lipkin (Collector Antiquities), London, UK. Ex. Collection: Gustave Mustaki, Alexandria, Egypt; acquired early to mid 20th Century and exported under license of the Egyptian government.

Mustaki was a prolific antiquities collector, pieces from his collection are held by several major museums including the British Museum and Getty Museum.

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