Amulet of Harpokrates
Third Intermediate Period–Late Period, Dynasty 2
Height: 15.3 cm (6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze; standing figure, left hand raised to his mouth; lock of youth at right. Rectangular base, broken at front end. Reddish color.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way