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Harpokrates (Horus the Child) Pendant
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Harpokrates (Horus the Child) Pendant


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Description This mold-made pendant of royal blue, glass-like faience (?) with some carved detail represents Horus-the-Child seated, knees drawn up, holding a broken flail over his left shoulder. Behind the neck is a loop for suspension. The right arm and leg are missing.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/08/1974Treatmentcleaned
3/12/1982Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • 3000 Years of Glass: Treasures from The Walters Art Gallery. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1982.
Provenance Collection of Lord Carmichael of Skirling [a few miles north of Biggar, Scotland]; Antiquities of the Collection of the Late Lord Carmichael of Skirling Sale, Sotheby and Company, London, June 9, 1926, p. 24, lot 245 (79); Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris, 1926, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1926, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1926

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Period
mid 16th-early 11th century BCE (New Kingdom)
Medium
Egyptian faience
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.198
Measurements
H: 1 1/4 x W: 3/8 x D: 5/8 in. (3.15 x 1.03 x 1.55 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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