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Magical gem: Harpocrates and Isis (A) Inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1756
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M045
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M045
References:
Michel 2001, no. 149; Michel, DMG, no. 30.2.b_6
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
17.5 x 13.1 x 3 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
pedestal; gesture, protective; gesture, embrace; clothing: veil; clothing: garment; crown, double feathers; Isis; solar disk; Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; gesture, hand raised to mouth; gesture, kneeling
Logoi:
Ἰαεω‑palindrome
A: Harpocrates squatting to left on a pedestal, crowned with the solar disk, hand raised to mouth. Behind him, Isis kneeling with arms supporting Harpocrates. Isis is crowned with the double feathers crown, wears a long robe and veil.
B: Inscription in six lines: ιαε|ωβαφ|ρενεμ|ουνοθ|ιλαρι||κρ.
C: Continuation of the inscription begun on B: ιφιρκιραλιθονψομενερφαβωεαι → Ἰαεω-palindrome.




Bibliography




Michel 2001 on CBd-1756
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CBd-1756. 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/1756 on 01-10-2022.

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Credits From Michel 2001

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