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Egyptian Limestone Fugure Of Harpokrates
Egyptian limestone figure of seated Harpokrates with a wine amphora on the front

Late Egyptian period, 600 BC

The name Harpokrates is the Hellenized version of the Egyptian phrase meaning 'Horus the child'. Harpokrates was a form of the god Horus, son of Isis and Osiris. He was represented as a naked child, with a sidelock of youth and his finger to his mouth

Measurements: 5.5 cm - Length: 5 cm

Condition: Good condition, not repaired and not restored

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