Statue of Harpocrates



Hilton Price Number
HP4039
Object Type
Sculpture, Statue
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Material
Stone/minerals (Limestone)
Provenance
Egypt, Bubastis
Measurements
Height: 4 inches
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian
Divine Name
Harpocrates

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Description

Harpocrates, naked, wearing side-lock, right hand drawn up and index finger touching his lips, left arm pendent; legs broken off at the knees. A plug hole on the head. Good work, very late, probably Roman. H. 4 in. Crystalline limestone. Bubastis.

Bibliography

Price, Frederick George Hilton (1909) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price, Dir.S.A. Vol. II. London: Bernard Quaritch. Anonymous (1911). Catalogue of the important and extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of the late F. G. Hilton-Price, Esq. [...] : which will be sold by auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge [...] on Wednesday, 12th July, 1911, and two following days, and on Monday, the 17th of July, and four following days. London: Davy.

Last modified: 11 Jul 2021

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