Horus the Child (Harpocrates) Amulet



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. Previously described as Maat. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Pitted, surface dirt, discolouration.