عربي Français
Collection Highlights

Statue of Thoth as an Ibis

Statue of Thoth as an Ibis
© BA Antiquities Museum/C. Gerigk

Statue of Thoth as an Ibis

Category:
Sculpture in the round, statues, animal / bird, ibis
Date:
Graeco-Roman Period, Ptolemaic Period (323-31 BCE)
Provenance:
Lower Egypt, Alexandria, Eastern Harbor (Excavations of the year 2000)
Material(s):
Rock, limestone
Height:
40 cm;
Width:
55 cm;
Depth:
21 cm
Museum storeroom



The information given here is subject to modification/update as a result of ongoing research.

References
  • Ägyptens versunkene Schätze: 5. April 2007-27. Januar 2008, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn (Heidelberg: Vernissage, 2007): 175, 420.
  • Jürgen Bischoff, 2000 ans sous les mers: Les découvertes de Franck Goddio en Egypte, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (Gottingen: Steidl, 2016): 20-21.
  • André Bernand and Franck Goddio, L'Égypte engloutie: Alexandrie, Sciences et Vie (Paris: Tania; London: Arcperiplus, 2002): 60-63, 117.
  • Laura Foreman, Cleopatra’s Palace (Del Mar, Calif.: Discovery Books, 1999): 10-11, 13, 78-79.
  • Franck Goddio et al., Alexandria: The Submerged Royal Quarters, translated by Ludwig von Bomhard and Leonard Harrow (London: Periplus, 1998): 45.
  • Franck Goddio and Hélène Constanty, Trésors engloutis: Journal de bord d'un archéologue (Paris: Ed. du Chêne, 2003): 125, 312.
  • Goddio, Franck, and André Bernand. Sunken Egypt: Alexandria. London: Periplus, 2004, pp. 61-63, 117.
  • Franck Goddio and Manfred Clauss, eds., Egypt’s Sunken Treasures, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (London: Prestel, 2006): 207-211, 452.
  • Franck Goddio and David Fabre, Trésors engloutis d’Égypte, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (Milan: 5 Continents, 2006): 312.
  • Zahi Hawass, ed., Bibliotheca Alexandrina: The Archaeology Museum (Cairo: The Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2002): 104, 339.
  • Mona Serry, ed., Bibliotheca Alexandrina: Antiquities Museum, introduction by Ismail Serageldin (Alexandria: Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Antiquities Museum, 2015): 296-299, 339.
Discover The Museum Collections