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Amulet of Harpokrates

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Faience, blue glaze. Standing figure of Horus the child with finger to lips. Uraeus broken off. Otherwise perfect.

Provenance

From Giza, Street S. of G 7420. Jan. 10, 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt (accessioned 1927).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period–Late Period, Dynasty 2, 1070–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1003

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets