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Magical gem: Isis lactans with Harpocrates (A) characteres and letters (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2040
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_10997
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
10997
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 64; Michel, DMG, no. 30.1.a_4
Former Collections:
Taggiasco, C., Collection
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
16.1 x 12.9 x 2 mm
Dating:
turn of the 1st–2nd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
clothing: garment; crown, Isis-; Harpocrates; Isis lactans; throne; base; object, unidentified
A: Isis sitting in three-quarter view to right on a throne which is placed on a pedestal. She is wearing a long garment, and is crowned with cow's horns, solar disk and two feathers. She is holding and nursing the infant Harpocrates upon her knees. Behind, an unidentified object; in front, two characteres.
B: Characteres and letters.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2040
Michel, DMG, 30.1.a_4.

Last modified: 2015-06-08 14:22:46
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CBd-2040. 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/2040 on 29-09-2022.

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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