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Statuette of Harpokrates

Period:
Third Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 21–22
Date:
ca. 1070–712 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Eastern Delta, Tell Basta (Bubastis)
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.228.23
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 125
Discovered at Tell Basta during construction of the railway, 1906. Purchased by the Museum from Maurice Nahman, 1907.

Lilyquist, Christine 2012. "Treasures from Tell Basta: Goddesses, Officials, and Artists in an International Age." In Metropolitan Museum Journal, 47, p. 53, fig. 66.

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