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Egypt – Late Dynastic Period, 6th century BC
The baboon is seated on a rounded base and is holding a Wedjat-eye in his hands. The thick coat is rendered in fine detail and the voluminous mane wraps like a pelerine around its shoulders.
Thoth was worshipped as the god of wisdom, but also as the moon god. Here, he holds the left so-called Udjat eye in his hands, which symbolizes the moon, while the right Udjat eye symbolizes the solar god.
Egypt – Late Dynastic Period, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 BC
Provenance: Former French private collection 1900-1920
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Condition: Very good with small chip on the wedjat-eye
References: The Walters Museum, 48.475
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