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Amulet(?) gem: Bust of Harpocrates
CBd-Number:
CBd-2059
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9765
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9765
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 85
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
carnelian, red to brown
Dimensions:
15.2 x 12.2 x 4
Dating:
1st half of the 2nd century AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
crown, double; cornucopia; gesture, hand raised to mouth; Harpocrates; jewellery: bracelet; bust; headband
A: Bust of Harpocrates to left, left hand raised to mouth. Head crowned with double-crown. He is wearing a bracelet, and a diadem or headband. Behind him, a cornucopia.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2059

Images
Cast of CBd-2059 obverse  in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library
Last modified: 2015-06-17 14:09:32
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2059
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CBd-2059. 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/2059 on 04-10-2022.

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

Rights © Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum

Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

Rights © Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum

Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Rights © Cornell University Library

Notes Cast preserved in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

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