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Magical gem: Harpocrates with child (A) Ouroboros with inscribed fields (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1406
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_1963.04.0014
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
1963.04.0014
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 217; Michel, DMG, no. 28.4.c_3
Material:
carnelian, yellow to orange
Dimensions:
21 x 16 x 8 mm
Iconography:
clothing: mantle; crown, hemhem; figure, unidentified; Harpocrates; plant: pomegranate; scepter, unspecified; Ouroboros
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
A: Harpocrates standing to front, head to left, nude except for his chlamys. A child stands next to him on the left, with right hand raised. Harpocrates' right arm is bent in elbow, he is holding a pomegranate above the child, while his left hand holds a scepter, head topped with the hemhem crown.
B: Ouroboros encircling two rectangular fields with letters and characteres. Inscription between the two fields: λαανμω. Inscription outside the Ouroboros: αιαναχθα αλθμαξα μελαχω αρηακω → incipit of the αιαναγβα-logos, undentified voces.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1406
Michel, DMG, 28.4.c_3.
The Kelsey Archaeological Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-1406
Last modified: 2015-01-08 12:44:25
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1406
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CBd-1406. 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/1406 on 23-05-2022.

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