ROMAN BRONZE HARPOCRATES

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ROMAN BRONZE HARPOCRATES

Child-god Horus, standing half-naked with finger to the mouth in his typical pose, himation around shoulder and legs, holding cornucopiae in his left hand

Ex priv. coll. L.v.R., Netherlands, acq. from Jacques Schulman BV, Amsterdam 1978
H 7,3 cm. Green and brown patina. Mounted

1st cent. AD.

Harpocrates is the son of Osiris and Isis, better known as Horus, god of the Upper World, when adult

 2.500

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