RARE Large Ancient Egyptian Limestone Phallic Figure of Harpocrates - 83mm length approx

Description
RARE Large Ancient Egyptian Limestone Phallic Figure of Harpocrates - 83mm length approx
C. 400 - 200 BC - Late to Ptolemaic Period

C. 400 - 200 BC - Late to Ptolemaic Period

A large limestone amulet of a naked youth most probably Harpocrates (Horus), seated with knees raised on a rectangular base with an enlarged phallus between his legs, possibly would have been clasping a tambour or drum in both hands.

Slightly damaged and repaired with some red pigment still remaining otherwise a large piece.

Size: 83mm length approx

Ref: Similar example on The British Museum website Accession no. E.99.1914.

Provenance,
The seller of this lot hereby guarantees that this object was obtained legally. Purchased by the current owner in the UK in 2020 from the Ex West London Gentleman Collection.

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Lot details
Culture
RARE Large Ancient Egyptian
Material
Limestone
Object
Phallic Figure of Harpocrates - 83mm length approx
Century/ Timeframe
C. 400 - 200 BC - Late to Ptolemaic Period
Condition
Damage
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