Figure of Harpocrates
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
305-30 B.C.E., or later
Ptolemaic Period (or later)
7 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. (19.3 x 3.1 x 6.6 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Figure of Harpocrates, 305-30 B.C.E., or later. Clay, pigment, 7 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. (19.3 x 3.1 x 6.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1622E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1622E_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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Terracotta standing Harpocrates, leaning against pillar and holding cornucopia in left arm. On pillar hawk in full frontality with double crown. Harpocrates in a long loose shirt. On long curly hair wreath with ribbon and double crown. Oval base, base and capital of pillar with horizontal fluting. Eyes deepened. Back: vent hole, not moulded with details, only following general outline.
Condition: Numerous chips. Cracks from firing?
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