Horus the Child Amulet card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Horus the Child Amulet


Currently not on display


Red flat-backed amulet of a seated child (shown in profile). The child wears the sidelock of youth and is raising their hand to their mouth; a gesture associated with youth and Horus the Child (Harpocrates). The amulet is pierced at the top for suspension.