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Horus the Child-Harpocrates
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Horus the Child-Harpocrates


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Description The god of kingship is depicted as a child. He received his magical power from his mother, Isis.
Exhibitions
  • Faience: The Colors of the Heavens. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance Giovanni Dattari, Cairo, [date and mode of acquisition unknown];Lambros-Dattari Sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 1912, June 17-19, 1912, p. 54, no. 477; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
4th century BC (Late Period-early Greco-Roman)
Medium
Egyptian faience with green glaze
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1597
Measurements
H: 2 11/16 x W: 1/2 x D: 13/16 in. (6.76 x 1.27 x 2.05 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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