Maurice Nahman (1868-1948), Cairo, Egypt, to 1908 
From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Maurice Nahman, Cairo, in 1908 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Bronze List, S.I. 46, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
- Previous Owner(s)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Maurice Nahman (C.L. Freer source) 1868 - 1948
Bronze seated statuette of the god Harpocrates (no throne). Nemes headdress with side-lock, eyes and necklace inlaid in gold. Stripes of headdress inlaid in copper (?). Right hand to mouth, left hand by thigh. Feet rest on base, sides of which are inscribed; front of base lost.
Inscription on the base.
- Published References
- Ann C. Gunter. A Collector's Journey: Charles Lang Freer and Egypt. Washington and London, 2002. p. 100, fig. 4.8.
- Collection Area(s)
- Ancient Egyptian Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum