Seller: medusa-art (445) 100%, Location: Champlain, New York, Ships to: Americas, Europe, Asia, AU, Item: 161960747119 Material: Terra Cotta, Provenance: ex. Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Museum, Israel., Size: 5 3/10" (13.5cm), Date & Period: PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 332-30 B.C., Item No.: M2859 see: medusa-art.com/m2859, Details: BUY FROM A TRUSTED NAME We are CINOA and AADLA certified Click on the image below to get zoomed view of the Item Terracotta Votive Head of Harpocrates Ptolemaic, circa 332-30 B.C. The finely modeled brick-red marl clay votive bust of the young god Harpocrates depicted wearing the Double Crown of Egypt with large lotus buds, adorned with a row of ribbon and rosettes to his forehead, a striated side-lock of youth, and centrally parted striated hair-work at the back of the head. Height: 5 3/10" (13.5cm) Provenance: Formerly the property of Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Museum, Jerusalem, before 1980. with Archaeologia Gallery, 1980s-1990s. Condition: Nickel size chip to the left side of the face resulting in the left ear missing, chips with smooth edges indicating an aging perhaps from antiquity, otherwise a large and impressive example for the type. Bibliography: cf. Bailey, D.; Catalogue of Terracottas in the British Museum, Ptolemaic and Roman Terracottas from Egypt, Volume IV, p. 33, no. 3056, for a Harpocrates wearing a similar Crown. OUR GUARANTEE Buy with confidence, shop with ease, and rest assured that all our objects are genuine ancient works of art, backed by our lifetime guarantee of authenticity. We are dedicated to both the satisfaction of our customers and to the authenticity of our ancient works of art. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, for any reason, we will refund you in full within 10 days of receipt or an exchange within 30 days of the purchase date. We are proud members of CINOA and AADLA and adhere to strict standards and code of ethics. Founded in 1935, C.I.N.O.A. Confédération Internationale des Négociants en Oeuvres d'Art - non-profit international federation of dealer associations. The association binds its dealers to strict standards of quality, expertise and integrity, and a mission to protect national heritages and eliminate traffic of stolen art. Founded in 1926, A.A.D.L.A. Art and Antique Dealers League of America, is the oldest and principal antiques and fine arts organization in America. The league has strict standards for accepting members into the organization and include nearly 110 members. All items sold by Medusa-art.com are accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. ABOUT US Since 1996, Medusa-art.com has offered art collectors, dealers and museums with important, well-preserved Egyptian antiquities and Classical ancient works of art to be admired in private residences and public exhibits around the world. Our collection embraces the rich cultural history centered on the Mediterranean Sea, the early civilizations of the modern Middle East and ancient Egypt. We have proudly built our reputation by providing exceptional pieces, offering superior customer service and forming long-term relationships with our customers. As we continue to share a common appreciation and passion for the riches of the past, we pride ourselves in facilitating the possession of these ancient treasures for generations of enjoyment. SHIPPING FREE SHIPPING to USA, E.U., Canada, United Kingdom, Asia and Australia. Packages are dispatched once payment has cleared. Items that need special packaging may be delayed, if this is the case you will be notified. Every Item is carefully packaged to ensure safe arrival. Documents including certificate of authenticity, invoice and reference documents are shipped separately by standard airmail. 1.877.3MEDUSA Int'l +1.514.735.8080 Fax +1.514.733.2082 © Medusa Ancient Art, Inc.