Ancient Art Department

Ancient Art Council
Legion of Honor

100 34th Avenue, Lincoln Park
San Francisco, CA 94121

Statue of Harpokrates

Egyptian, Roman period, early 3rd century A.D.

The Egyptian god Horus, son of Osiris and Isis, became the Greco-Egyptian deity Harpokrates. This sculpture exemplifies the Greek influences on Egyptian civilization that occurred in the wake of the Hellenistic age.

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Bronze

H 16 ½

Gift of M. H. de Young Endowment Fund

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Explore the Ancient Art Council: Upcoming Events

PROGRAM

Rehearsed Reading of THE BACCHAE by Euripides

Thank you for helping us acquire our first Egyptian royal portrait—a carved limestone relief of Ptolemy I Soter

Ancient Art Council supports Antiquities at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

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Last Supper in Pompeii: From the Table to the Grave

This exhibition reveals how, before Mount Vesuvius blew up in AD 79 and rocked the Bay of Naples, people in Pompeii and nearby farms and villages were engaged in typical daily activities, many of which revolved around food and drink.

Dates TBD

EXHIBITION