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Greco-Roman Terracotta of Herpokrates, 100 BC-100 AD.

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Ifergan Collection
Ctra. de Benagalbón, Km 3
29730 Rincón de la Victoria. Málaga, SPAIN
(34) 637 504 293


200 €

Greco-Roman Terracotta of Herpokrates, 100 BC-100 AD.
GRECO-ROMAN TERRACOTTA OF HERPOKRATES WITH FINGER HELD TO HIS LIPS, 100 BC-100 AD.
MEASUREMENTS: 18 cm. High.
CONDITION: Repaired ather wise as shown in the pictures.
LITERATURE: "HARPOKRATES was the god of silence". He was a Greek derivative of the Egyptian god Harpa-Khruti (Horus the Child) who was portrayed as a small boy with a finger held to his lips - an Egyptian gesture, symbolising childhood, which the Greeks mistook for a hush of silence.
PROVENANCE: 2008, Israel Dealer. Israel Export License nº 9907 / All purchases will be accompanied by a valid export license approved and issued by the Spanish Ministry of Culture.


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