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Figurine of Harpokrates

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of chamber of pit G 7924 D

Dimensions

Length: 10.9 cm.; Width: 3.0 cm.; Thickness: 2.8 cm.

Accession Number

30-12-187

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Copper figurine of Harpokrates as a seated child, finger raised to mouth. Wearing the double crown with sidelock of hair falling from the right side of the figure’s head.

Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition to Giza, December 29, 1930 from debris of chamber of pit G 7924D.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition