Amulet of Harpokrates

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Ave. 3, black debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2954

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small crude Harpokreates (Horus the child), molded flat back , raised blue glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Ave. 3, black debris. 1925 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition