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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 13

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE HARPOKRATES

    LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXV-XXVI, 712-525 B.C.

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    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE HARPOKRATES
    LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXV-XXVI, 712-525 B.C.
    The child god depicted nude, seated with his feet together on a trapezoidal base, his left arm lowered and bent at the elbow, the palm facing down, his right arm bent acutely, his forefinger raised to his lips, wearing a nemes-headcloth adorned with the side lock of youth and a uraeus, surmounted by a hemhem-crown
    4¾ in. (12.1 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Harmer Rooke, New York.
    Harvey Sarner, Palm Springs, 1980.
    Dr. Peter Rosier (d. 2007).