Amulet of Harpokrates
Late Period, Dynasty 30
Object Place: Egypt, Tanis (San el-Hagar)
Height: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Amulet of gray and red faience with most glaze worn off. Horus the Child, striding on a thin rectangular base. Shown characteristically naked with finger raised to mouth and a sidelock side lock of youth. Back of head broken.
Comprises a set with objects 85.533-85.534, 85.536-85.537.
From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)
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