Seated Statuette of Harpocrates
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
2nd-4th century C.E.
3 7/8 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/4 in. (9.8 x 4.9 x 3.2 cm) (show scale)
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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
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Seated Statuette of Harpocrates, 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)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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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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