LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C.
Two small terracotta heads of Harpokrates, one wearing an Atef crown and the other wearing the "youthful" customary sidelock. Both holding forefingers to their mouths and one holding the club of Herakles.
Harpokrates was the son of Osiris and Isis and was born in the papyrus marshes of Chemmis in the northern Delta...
LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C
Here you find a lovely terracotta figure of the god Harpocrates, wearing the crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. This figure also has his left hand in a pot, like the cornucopia a symbol of abundance. These terracotta clay figures were often placed in temples as votive offerings...
Provenance: Swiss private collection from 1977
For a similar item see: Fitzwilliam Museum, Object Number: GR.13.1952
Provenance: D.K. Berlin via German Auction 11.5.1976
Reference: Aston, B...
CIRCA LATE PERIOD
Here you find a beautiful limestone relief from the collection of Gustave Jéquier. This lovely limestone relief shows the head of Ibis headed Thoth wearing the lunar crescent on his head. On his left we see Ptah or scribe wearing a skull cap with ureaus. Over the head of Ptah/scribe we see what appears to be a large moon. This pieces measures approx 9.25" inches x 8.75" inches and was split in two however now mended...
Provenance: Purchased from a German Dealer...
Provenance: Collected by Gustave Jéquier (1868-1946)