The ‘Amherst’ Ptah
Bronze statuette with black patina of Ptah, God of craftsmen and architects Depicted mummiform, only his forearms and hands come out of his shroud-like garment to clasp the emblematic staff of divine power and authority: the was-sceptre. He wears a skullcap and a short, straight false beard.
- "Egyptian Art Over 3000 Years Ago: Gems of the Amherst Sale", The Illustrated London News
- The Amherst Collection, Egyptian & Oriental Antiquities
- Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from 2020
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