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Painted terracotta group: E.14.1969

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Object information

Titles

Painted terracotta group

Description

Goddess and ithyphallic Harpokrates, seated, painted. The figures may represent Isis with Harpocrates, or Hathor and Dionysos. The terracotta is made according to traditional Egyptian means, but the male figure is of a kind mostly found on Greek terracottas in Egypt. This object was dedicated as a votive.

Measurements and weight

Height: 17 cm

Find spot

  • Temple of Isis, Mother of Apis N. Saqqara Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1969) by The Egypt Exploration Society

Dating

Ptolemaic
Circa -450 - -200

Materials used in production

Terracotta

Techniques used in production

Painted

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.14.1969
Primary reference Number: 62995
Oldadmincategory: P
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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