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anthropomorphic figure

anthropomorphic figure
E007477 Anthropomorphic Figure - Front, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Conway
 
Summary:
E007477 - 5/2/1898, anthropomorphic figure, , , , Egypt, Africa, North
Item Name:
anthropomorphic figure
Label:
Silver figurine of Harpocrates, the god of silence, secrets and confidentiality in the Hellenistic religion developed in Ptolemaic Alexandria. From Egypt and attributed to 600-650 BCE. Acquired in the 1890s via the Egypt Exploration Fund. Hight: approximately 3 cm.
Keywords:
archaeology
deity
male
Country:
Egypt
Collection Area:
Africa, North
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
05/02/1898
Registration Number:
E007477
Associated Stories:
Ancient Egyptian Archaeology Collection
Egyptology at the Australian Museum