Egyptian Faience Harpokrates Amulet

An ancient Egyptian blue faience amulet depicting the child god Harpokrates nude, wearing the sidelock of youth.

Late Period,
Ca. 700 - 30 BC.
Height: 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm).

Harpokrates, the infant son of Isis and Horus was a symbol of youth and fertility. He was essentially a patron deity of childhood, especially popular in the Late Period.

Formerly in a New York private collection, acquired in London in the 1990s.
Inv#: 7893
Guaranteed Authentic


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