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Magical gem: Harpocrates in papyrus boat (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1127
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_10.130.1389
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
10.130.1389
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 199; Michel, DMG, no. 19.3.c_2
Material:
lapis lazuli (blue)
Dimensions:
18 x 12 x 3 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (MM Coll. website)
Iconography:
Harpocrates seated with one leg bent in knee; plant: lotus flower; boat, papyrus; gesture, hand raised to mouth; crown, unspecified; animal: cynocephalus; bird: ibis
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
A: Harpocrates sitting to left, with one leg extended, on a lotus flower. Head crowned (with a feather?), right hand raised to mouth, left hand resting on the left knee. On the left end of the boat, a baboon, on the right end, an ibis, both facing Harpocrates.
B: Inscription in three lines: οροιησιω|ροροηρερχ|ρατ → unidentified voces.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1127
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1127


Last modified: 2014-10-25 18:46:32
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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1127. 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/1127 on 23-05-2022.

Image-ID 4143

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1389)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1389)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1389)

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Image-ID 4145

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1389)

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Credits From Bonner, SMA

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