London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF HARPOCRATES
LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC, 7TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
The seated nude deity with right forefinger to his lips, wearing a nemes headdress with side-lock of youth and central uraeus, surmounted by a finely detailed hemhemt crown, mounted
6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high
Acquired from Phocion J. Tano, Cairo. An accompanying signed business card from Phocion Tano is inscribed "Il est trouvé à Mentelis dans la Basse Egypte...".
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