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A Hellenistic BRONZE HARPOKRATES CIRCA 4th- 2nd CENTURY BC.
The child god depicted nude, standing with his weight on his right leg, the left bent at the knee, the left arm bent and held out to support a fruit-laden cornucopia entwined with a snake,he wears the pschent, or pharaonic double crown, which combines the insignias of Upper Egypt (in the shape of a mitre) and Lower Egypt (an inflated hood)
the Hellenized form of the Egyptian god Horus, son of Isis and Osiris
Just as Isis took on the attributes of Aphrodite, so the son of Isis, Harpocrates, became Aphrodite’s son, Eros. As Harpocrates .