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Magical gem: Harpocrates seated on a lotus flower with a star and a phoenix (A) ορωριουθ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1390
ID-Number:
Fr-BnF-CdM_AA.Seyrig.36
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
AA.Seyrig.36
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 195; Michel, DMG, no. 19.1.c_9; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 35
Former Collections:
Seyrig, Henry (Beirut)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
15 x 12 x 3.8 mm
Iconography:
Harpocrates seated with one leg bent in knee; rays (5); plant: stalks of; phoenix; star; plant: lotus flower; plant: lotus buds (2); solar disk; Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; rays (7)
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Black haematite. Intact. Acquired in Athens.

A: Frontal view of Harpocrates seated on a lotus flower with two buds. The deity is sitting with one leg bent in knee, crowned with the solar disk and 5 rays around his head, right hand raised in greeting. On the left, a star. On the right, a phoenix crowned with six rays stands on a plant
B: Inscription in two lines: ορωρ|ιουθ → ορωριουθ.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1390
Mastrocinque 2014 on CBd-1390

The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-1390

Last modified: 2019-11-08 22:17:16
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1390
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CBd-1390. 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/1390 on 27-05-2022.

Image-ID 9954

Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

Rights © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Cabinet des Médailles

Notes Side A and side B