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Amulet of Harpokrates

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Faience, pale blue glaze. Well modeled.

Provenance

From Giza: Street G 7500. [Excav. date] Feb. 2, 1925. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

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

Other: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.1103

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets