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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 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

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

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Statuette of Ptah

Origin

Egypt

Date

664 BCE–332 BCE

Medium

Copper alloy and gold

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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