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Magical gem: Sarapis in papyrus boat (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2054
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9836
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9836
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 78; Michel, DMG, no. 45.4.b_1
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
lapis lazuli (blue)
Dimensions:
17.5 x 13 x 2.8 mm
Dating:
turn of the 1st–2nd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
boat, papyrus; throne; scepter, unspecified; Sarapis; Nephthys; Isis; Harpocrates; gesture, hand raised to mouth; crown, double; crown, unspecified; crown, atef; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; busts (2); flail?
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; vocales; ιαλδαβαιμ
A: Sarapis enthroned to front on a papyrus boat, wearing tunic and mantle, left hand leaning on a tall scepter, right hand stretched forward. His head is crowned with the atef-crown complete with ram's horns and uraei. On the left, facing him: a scarab-bodied (?) figure (see CBd-1669) of Harpocrates, right hand raised to mouth; on the right, another figure of Harpocrates with the body of a bird, double crown, heka-scepter or flail. The prow and stern of the boat are topped with the busts of Isis and Nephthys, wearing crowns. Inscription above the scene: αλδα|βαιμ → <ι>αλδα|βαιμ.   
B: Inscription in three lines: ιυαηιαωαιια|ωουεηουεηια|ωωαηωιαω → vocales including Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2054
Michel, DMG, 45.4.b_1.

Images
Cast of CBd-2054 obverse and reverse in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library
Last modified: 2015-06-22 11:37:23
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2054
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2054. 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/2054 on 23-05-2022.

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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