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Cippus of Horus

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Provenance

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.

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1992.485

Medium or Technique

Green stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects