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Statuette of two priests bearing a naos of Harpokrates

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Terracotta statuette of two priests carrying a shrine. In the shrine is the god Harpokrates with sidelock, his finger to his mouth.


1874-1940: The Charterhouse Collection, Godalming, Surrey; November 5, 2002: London sale, Sotheby's, The Charterhouse Collection, lot 128, purchased by John and Judy Ambrose; December 12, 2003, given to the MFA by John and Judy Ambrose.

Credit Line

Gift of John and Judy Ambrose

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp, 100 B.C.–A.D. 100


Height x width x depth: 15 x 7.5 x 4 cm (5 7/8 x 2 15/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Terracotta, mold-made


The Ancient World