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Amulet of Harpokrates

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Small crude Harpokreates (Horus the child), molded flat back , raised blue glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Ave. 3, black debris. 1925 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2954

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets