Harpokrates with double crown, cornucopia, and pot

Terracotta, traces of white slip | 17.9 x 11.4 x 3.5cm | A.D. 2nd-3rd century

Unknown Artist

Images created in the traditionally Greek medium of molded terracotta were popular in domestic and funerary contexts. This one depicts Harpokrates, who by the Roman Period, had become a fertility god. His round pot probably contains fertilizing Nile ...
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