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Magical gem: Osiris and Harpocrates (A) Greek inscription (B-C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1606
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M120
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M120
References:
Michel 2001, no. 8; Michel, DMG, no. 34.1.c_2
Material:
serpentine (green to black)
Dimensions:
27.3 x 32.6 x 5.4 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Osiris; flails (2); gesture, hand raised to mouth; cornucopia; crown, atef; crown, unspecified; Horus
A: On the left, the mummy of Osiris standing to front, holding flails in both hands and wearing the atef-crown with ram's horns. On the right, crowned Harpocrates turning to Osiris, right hand raised to mouth, left hand holding a cornucopia. The lower body of Harpocrates is represented as that of a crocodile (Horus-Sobek: Michel 2001). Both figures surrounded with letters and untranscribed inscriptions filling the complete background.
B: Untranscribed inscription in eleven lines.
C: Inscribed around the edge.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1606
Last modified: 2015-01-13 13:24:56
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1606
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1606. 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/1606 on 19-05-2022.

Image-ID 3007

Credits From Michel 2001

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