Harpokrates with double crown, cornucopia, and pot
- Roman Period
- A.D. 2nd–3rd century
- From Egypt
- Terracotta, traces of white slip
- 7 1/16 x 4 1/2 x 1 3/8 in. (17.9 x 11.4 x 3.5 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Suzanne Gauthier, 1994
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By the Roman Period, Harpokrates had become a fertility god. His round pot probably contains fertilizing Nile water or perhaps, food.
Images created in the traditionally Greek medium of terracotta were popular in domestic and funerary contexts.