- Ptolemaic Period
- 332–30 B.C.
- From Egypt
- H. 14.1 cm (5 9/16 in.); W. 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.); D. 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
- Accession Number:
Thoth, the god of writing, accounting and all things intellectual, was associated with two animals: the ibis and the baboon. His images either show him represented by these animals or they combine a human body with an ibis head as in this piece of shiny blue faience.