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Harpokrates with crocodile body

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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.

Provenance

1993: purchased by the MFA from Emmanuel Tiliakos, Alexander Fine Art, Winchester, MA. (Accession date: December 15, 1993)

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund

Egyptian, Greco-Roman Period, Roman, 2nd century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 5 x 5 x 6 cm (1 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1993.866

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture