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Ptah amulet
664 BCE-332 BCE

Medium
faience
Measurements
4.6 × 1.2 × 1.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Egypt
Accession Number
1996.463
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mr P. Chaldjian, 1996
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Figure of the god Ptah, standing holding a sceptre, the head with close cropped hair and bearded. The figure is supported by a back-pillar which is pierced for suspension at the level of the chest.