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Magical(?) gem: Horus on the lotus in lion-quadriga
CBd-Number:
CBd-1612
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M124
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M124
References:
Michel 2001, no. 19; Michel, DMG, no. 19.2.c_1
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
16.9 x 20.7 x 3 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; gesture, hand raised to mouth; flail; solar disk; quadriga; star
A: Harpocrates sitting to front on a lotus flower, his right hand raised to his mouth, left hand bent in elbow and holding a flail, head crowned with the solar disk. The lotus flower replaces a chariot, its wheels visible besides the plant's stem, drawn by two lions on each side. In the free field  on the left, an eight-pointed star and characteres.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1612
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CBd-1612. 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/1612 on 23-05-2022.

Image-ID 3018

Credits From Michel 2001

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