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Cippus

Object Number:E63
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Bubastis
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Steatite
Iconography:Harpocrates
Height: 5.2 cm
Width: 2.8 cm
Thickness: 1 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1890
Other Number:E 63 - Original Number

Description

Small stone cippus. Horus-the-Child stands upon two crocodiles, and holds snakes in his hands. Amulet-sized. Incised on the back with magical texts. Surface is abraded.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Loan Exhibition - Objects Used in Religious Ceremonies, and Charms and Implements For Divination (16 Apr 1892) View Objects in Exhibition

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