<em>Seated Statuette of Harpocrates</em>, 2nd–4th century C.E. Terracotta, pigment, 3 7/8 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/4 in. (9.8 x 4.9 x 3.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.221. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.221_NegA_print_bw.jpg)

Seated Statuette of Harpocrates

Medium: Terracotta, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:2nd–4th century C.E.

Dimensions: 3 7/8 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/4 in. (9.8 x 4.9 x 3.2 cm)


Accession Number: 16.221

Image: CUR.16.221_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Right hand held to mouth with forefinger on lips, left hand on thigh. Sidelock of youth on right side of head. Nude; seated on plain rectangular base with back divided into four horizontal registers. Remains of white over figure. Condition: Poor, feet of figure missing. Entire surface worn with numerous chips. Extensive remains of white matter, possibly paint.

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