Black steatite cippus; Harpocrates grasps two standards, snakes, a scorpion and a lion; schematic representations of deities down each side; winged sun-disc along the top edge; other surfaces covered with rows of Hieroglyphic text; lower-left corner chipped away.

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Thing

Made Of
steatite
Type of Thing
cippus

People

Acquired From
Duane, Matthew to The British Museum
Depicted
Harpocrates

Place

Found In
Egypt
In Gallery
G1/wp16, 22 Dec 2003 Kings Library

Time

Acquired In
1785
Period/Culture
Late Period, ?, ["Ptolemaic", "?"]

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