Amulet of Harpokrates

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period–Late Period, Dynasty 21–30
1070–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000

Dimensions

Height: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1004

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, blue glaze. Seated figure of Harpokrates. Crude. Perfect.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000. Dec. 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