Small Statuette of Harpocrates Seated
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3 1/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/4 in. (7.7 x 2.8 x 3.1 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Small Statuette of Harpocrates Seated, 664-332 B.C.E. Bronze, 3 1/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/4 in. (7.7 x 2.8 x 3.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.539E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.539E_NegID_37.537E_GRPA_print_cropped_bw.jpg)
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One small bronze figure of Harpocrates. Nude child seated (w/o seat) with finger of the right hand to the mouth. He wears the nemes with Uraeus and sidelock. Rising from the nemes is an atef. An eyelet exists in the rear top of the head.
Condition: Solid cast. A brown/black patina is present overall. Top of the atef is missing and the suspension loop is broken off. Otherwise in good condition.
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