Amulet of Harpokrates

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period–Late Period, Dynasty 2
1070–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street S. of G 7420

Dimensions

Height: 8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1003

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, blue glaze. Standing figure of Horus the child with finger to lips. Uraeus broken off. Otherwise perfect.

Provenance

From Giza, Street S. of G 7420. Jan. 10, 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt (accessioned 1927).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition