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Cippus of Horus

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1992: purchased by the MFA from the Merrin Gallery, New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. and Florence E. Mayer, C. Granville Way, Denman W. Ross, the Hon. Mrs. Fredrick E. Guest, Bequest from Charles H. Parker, 1908, and Anonymous Gift, by exchange

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.


Height x width x depth: 20.3 x 12.5 x 4.1 cm (8 x 4 15/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Green stone


The Ancient World


Religious and cult objects