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Seated Harpocrates with Jar

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Terracotta, pigment
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 2nd-3rd century C.E.
    PERIOD Roman Period
    DIMENSIONS 6 11/16 x 4 5/16 x 1 13/16 in. (17 x 10.9 x 4.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.213
    CREDIT LINE 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
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Seated Harpocrates with Jar, 2nd-3rd century C.E. Terracotta, pigment, 6 11/16 x 4 5/16 x 1 13/16 in. (17 x 10.9 x 4.6 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, 16.213. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.213_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE front, CUR.16.213_NegA_print_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Seated terra cotta statuette of the child Horus weraing the side-lock of youth. On top of his head a very small crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. Right hand held to mouth, left hand supports a circular jar. He is clad in loose flowing garment with heart amulet suspended around neck. Cast hollow in two part mould. Condition: small break in head. Front surface worn.
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     <em>Seated Harpocrates with Jar</em>, 2nd-3rd century C.E. Terracotta, pigment, 6 11/16 x 4 5/16 x 1 13/16 in. (17 x 10.9 x 4.6 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, 16.213. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.213_NegA_print_bw.jpg)