<em>Figure of Harpocrates</em>. Steatite, 6 5/16 × 3 1/4 × 1 11/16 in. (16 × 8.3 × 4.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 71.41. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.71.41_view01.jpg)

Figure of Harpocrates

Medium: Steatite

Geograhical Locations:

Dimensions: 6 5/16 × 3 1/4 × 1 11/16 in. (16 × 8.3 × 4.3 cm)


Museum Location: Asian Galleries, Arts of South Asia, 2nd floor

Accession Number: 71.41

Image: CUR.71.41_view01.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Steatite figure of Harpocrates. The figure has his right hand held before him: the finger once held to his mouth is missing. He holds an object, probably a cornucopia in his left hand and arm. Rectangular hole in top of head for insertion of a crown. Condition: Cornucopia mostly broken away. Nose damaged; left buttock chipped; legs missing from knees down. Stone discolored light at knees. Other small chips and scratches.

Brooklyn Museum