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Magical(?) gem: Harpocrates and cynocephalus
CBd-Number:
CBd-1394
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_26001
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
26001
References:
Smith–Hutton 1908, no. nr. 244; Bonner, SMA D. 200; Michel, DMG, no. 19.3.d_1
Former Collections:
Cook, Wyndham Francis (1860–1905)
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
13 x 10 x 2 mm
Iconography:
animal: cynocephalus; boat, papyrus; star; solar disk; moon, crescent; Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; gesture, ithyphallic; gesture, hand raised to mouth; gesture, greeting; flail; Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower

A: Nude Harpocrates sitting to right on a lotus flower in a papyrus boat; right hand raised to mouth, left hand bent in elbow and holding a flail; knees drawn up. On the right side of the boat, an ithyphallic cynocephalus standing to left; paws raised in greeting; solar disk on the head. A star and a crescent above the figures. 
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1394
http://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-0000.02.6001/0000_02_6001" target="_blank">The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1394

Last modified: 2019-10-28 16:21:32
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1394
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1394. 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/1394 on 22-05-2022.

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits From Bonner, SMA

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