Head of figurine of youthful Harpocrates

Greek
Greco-Roman Period


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

86.437

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Youthful head of Harpokrates, forefinger of left hand at mouth.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription