Inv. n°: MMoCA326

Egyptian Bronze Seated Harpokrates or the Child Khonsu

Holding finger to mouth, with the sidelock of youth and a ram's horn headdress. Eyes outlined with gold inlay; headdress missing solar disk.

h. 19 cm

Egypt, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 BC

Bronze

Provenance

  • Acquired by Royal-Athena Galleries at Sotheby's Antiquities Sale, London, 18th May 1987, lot 171
  • Sold to B.H. Rochester, Michigan, May 1988
  • Ball State University Art Gallery, Muncie (Indiana), December 1996 - July 1997
  • Reacquired by Royal-Athena Galleries, 1997
  • Acquired at Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 24th June 2009, HB9704C

Publications

  • J. M. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, Royal-Athena Galleries, 1999, vol. X, p. 49, fig. 194
  • J. M. Eisenberg, Gods & Mortals II, Bronzes of the Ancient World, Royal-Athena Galleries, 2004, p. 70, fig. 74
  • P. Clayton, "Ancient Egypt" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 44
  • Fil Bleu, October 2011, no.32, p. 1
  • Egypte Ancienne, May/June/July 2013, no. 8, p. 68
  • C. Dauphin, Animals in the Ancient World. The Levett Bestiary, Serie Collection Levett 2, France, 2014, p. 16
  • GéoVoyage, March/April 2014, p. 68
  • C. Dauphin, Les Animaux dans le Monde Antique. Le Bestiaire Levett, Serie Collection Levett 2, France, 2016, p. 12, fig. 8

Exhibitions

  • Miami University Art Museum, Miami, USA, 1988 — 1995
  • Ball State University Art Gallery, Muncie (Indiana), USA, July 1997 — December 1997
  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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