Harpokrates with crocodile body
Roman, 2nd century A.D.
Height x width x depth: 5 x 5 x 6 cm (1 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)
Bronze Harpokrates with crocodile body. Harpokrates is wearing a headdress. He has his finger to his mouth. He is holding an object in his other hand. His body, below his torso, is a crocodile. The surface is encrusted and dirty.
1993: purchased by the MFA from Emmanuel Tiliakos, Alexander Fine Art, Winchester, MA.
(Accession date: December 15, 1993)
Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund