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Magical gem: Isis and Horus (A) Βαϊνχωωωχ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1106
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_81.6.296
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
81.6.296
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 35; Michel, DMG, no. 30.2.b_3
Former Collections:
King, Rev. Charles William Collection
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
19 x 16 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (MM Coll. website)
Iconography:
Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; clothing: garment; pedestal; solar disk; side-lock of youth; flail; crown, double feathers; gesture, protective; gesture, hand raised to mouth; Isis; clothing: veil
Divine Names & Voces:
Βαϊνχωωωχ

A: Harpocrates squatting to left on a low pedestal with cross-hatched decoration, right hand raised to mouth, left hand holding a flail, head crowned with the solar disk, side-lock of youth visible. Behind him, the goddess Isis, kneeling to left, holding the head of Harpocrates with both her hands. Isis is crowned (double feathers?), and clad in a long robe, her veil floating behind her.
B: βαινχωωωχ → Βαϊνχωωωχ.
The image shows the impression, reversed in printing.

Bibiliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1106
Michel, DMG, 30.2.b_3
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1106 
 

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CBd-1106. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1106 on 23-05-2022.

Image-ID 4089

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881, 1941 (81.6.296)

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Image-ID 4091

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881, 1941 (81.6.296)

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Image-ID 4090

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881, 1941 (81.6.296)

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Image-ID 4092

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881, 1941 (81.6.296)

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Image-ID 2471

Credits From Bonner SMA

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