<em>Figure of Harpocrates</em>, 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)

Figure of Harpocrates

Medium: Clay, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:305-30 B.C.E., or later

Dimensions: 7 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. (19.3 x 3.1 x 6.6 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1622E

Image: CUR.37.1622E_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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