Cippus of Horus

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 20.3 x 12.5 x 4.1 cm (8 x 4 15/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1992.485

Medium or Technique

Green stone

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Provenance

1992: purchased by the MFA from the Merrin Gallery, New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. and Florence E. Mayer, C. Granville Way, Denman W. Ross, the Hon. Mrs. Fredrick E. Guest, Bequest from Charles H. Parker, 1908, and Anonymous Gift, by exchange