Statuette of Ptah

A work made of copper alloy and gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of copper alloy and gold.

Date:

Late Period, Dynasty 26–30 (about 664–332 BC)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

Ptah was a god credited with creating mankind though the power of thought.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Statuette of Ptah

Origin

Egypt

Date

664 AD–332 AD

Medium

Copper alloy and gold

Inscriptions

Around base a dedicatory inscription by a certain "Khonsirdis"

Dimensions

15 × 7 × 5.5 cm (5 7/8 × 2 × 1 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

W. Moses Willner Fund

Reference Number

1910.240

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