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Figurine of Harpokrates

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Mold made terracotta figure of Harpokrates. He is standing astride a column capital decorated with dentils and lotus buds. His head is bald. He wears a fillet with two lotus buds. He has a grotesque expression. He is joined somewhat evenly to the neck. The figure wears a tunic turned down...

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Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt; 1962: accepted by the MFA; 1969: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp, 332 B.C.–A.D. 364

Dimensions

Height x width: 16.7 x 5.8 cm (6 9/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.62.35

Medium or Technique

Mold-made terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture