established 1942

Egyptian large bronze Ptah, Egyptian large bronze Ptah,
Egyptian large bronze Ptah, EGYPTIAN LARGE BRONZE PTAH

Patron of artists, craftsmen, metalworkers, and sculptors wearing the traditional cap and close-fitting cloak; holding before him the was-scepter.

XXIst-XXVth Dynasties, ca. 1069 -712 BC

H. 11 in. (28 cm.)

Ex collection of W. Arnold Meijer, The Netherlands.

Published: C. Andrews & J. van Dijk, Objects for Eternity, Egyptian Antiquities from the W. Arnold Meijer Collection, 2006, pp. 201-203, no. 3. 20, illus.; Christie's, New York, 5 June 1998, no. 100; J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2014, no. 177.

Exhibited: Musée Allard Pierson, Musée Archéologique de l'Université d'Amsterdam, 17 novembre 2006 - 25 mars 2007.

Cf. M. Sandman Holmberg, The God Ptah, Lund, 1946.



Search Royal-Athena