Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
Findspot: Egypt, Tanis (San el-Hagar)
Height: 13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze Harpokrates. Eyes made of gold inlay. Side lock and finger in mouth. Both hands broken off. The feet were broken off and repaired.
From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)
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