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Magical(?) gem: Cynocephalus holding Harpocrates
CBd-Number:
CBd-1613
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M114
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M114
References:
Michel 2001, no. 20; Michel, DMG, no. 42.2.a_4
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
18 x 13.8 x 3.9 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; animal: cynocephalus; gesture, hand raised to mouth; animal: crocodile; solar disk; flail; gesture, figure in hand

A: Baboon squatting to left on the back of a crocodile, also facing left. The baboon is crowned with the solar disk, its tail resembles a uraeus. Both paws of the baboon are stretched forward, supporting the squatting figure of Harpocrates facing him, also crowned with the sun disk, his right hand raised to his mouth, left hand holding a flail. 
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1613

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CBd-1613. 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/1613 on 03-10-2022.

Image-ID 3019

Credits From Michel 2001

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