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Amulet(?) gem: Harpocrates on the back of a goose
CBd-Number:
CBd-1944
ID-Number:
DE-Köln-Institut für Altertumskunde_6
Collection:
DE_Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde der Universität
Inventory:
6
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln 6; Michel, DMG, no. 19.8_7
Former Collections:
Matouk, Fouad S. Collection
Material:
jasper (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
14.6 x 11 x 2 mm
Dating:
2nd half of the 2nd c. AD–1st half of the 3rd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Harpocrates; bird: goose; side-lock of youth; flail; solar disk
A: Harpocrates sitting nude on the back of a goose, to left. Right hand raised to mouth, left hand holding a flail. Side-lock of youth visible, head crowned with the solar disk (Zwierlein-Diehl: double crown).
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln on CBd-1944
Last modified: 2014-10-29 21:27:12
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1944
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CBd-1944. 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/1944 on 23-05-2022.

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Image-ID 3923

Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde der Universität

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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