Statue of Thoth

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Object Name: 
Statue of Thoth
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
63.1.16
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.9 cm, W: 2.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1560-1306 BC
Primary Description: 
Greenish-blue faience, extremely bubbly surface; cast and glazed. Figure of the god Thoth, elaborate wig joins ibis head to male body, small vertical loops on either side of wig have holes for suspension or attachment of decoration, rather supple body, arms extend down with hands extended perpendicular to side, lower portion of legs and support missing, back pillar undecorated.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Brooklyn Museum, Source
1963
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-11-18 through 2005-04-24
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2007-03-19 through 2007-08-25
Carder and Revivalism
Venue(s)
Rockwell Museum 1985-05-09 through 1985-11-01
 
The Book and the Spade
Venue(s)
University of Wisconsin-Madison 1975 through 1975
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 276-277, #829; BIB# 29547
The Book and the Spade : v. 3: Final Report (1975) p. 38, #185, not ill.; BIB# 19420