Figure of Hapy, one of the four sons of Horus

Egyptian
Late Period, Dyn. 27–Hellenistic Period (Ptolema
525–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 32 x 9 cm (12 5/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1995.150

Medium or Technique

Wood and polychrome

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Baboon-headed standing figure; blue-green wig with balck stipes on side; arms and legs undefined (mummiform-like). Detailed in red, yellow, white, and lbue-green on the central design in the shape of a series of upward facing semi-circles banded in stripes, dots or triangle patterns.

Provenance

By 1995: Cyril F. and Josephine S. Hetsko collection; 1995: given to the MFA by Cyril F. and Josephine S. Hetsko.

Credit Line

Gift of Cyril F. Hetsko and Josephine S. Hetsko