Lower part of enthroned child god, probably Harpokrates
- Ptolemaic Period
- 332–30 B.C.
- From Egypt
- Chlorite schist
- H. 11.3 cm (4 7/16 in.); W. 6 cm (2 3/8 in.); D. 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1998
- Accession Number:
The elaborate throne accompanied by striding lions signifies an association with royalty, and the remains of a nude - and, therefore, child - god point to Harpokrates as the orignal occupant. Slots in the base held added elements, perhaps sphinxes.