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Terracotta statuette of Harpokrates riding a goose

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. 2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman, Egyptian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H.: 7 13/16 in. (19.8 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Lucy W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number:
89.2.2087
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
In high headdress riding on a swan; right hand on mouth.
Until 1888, collection of Joseph William Drexel, New York; acquired in 1889, gift of Mrs. Lucy Wharton Drexel.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1895. The Terracottas and Pottery of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in Halls 4 and 15. no. 708, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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