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Magical gem: Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2066
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9796
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9796
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 92; Michel, DMG, no. 19.1.b_16
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
18.5 x 15 x 5.5 mm
Dating:
turn of the 1st c. BC–1st c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
gesture, hand raised to mouth; Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; plant: lotus buds (2); solar disk; wreath
Divine Names & Voces:
Φρῆ and variants; σεμεσειλαμ and variants
A: Harpocrates sitting nude with knees drawn up, to right, on a lotus flower with two buds. Head topped with the solar disk. Left hand raised to mouth, right hand bent in elbow and holding a lotus stalk. Flanked by laurels on both sides. Inscription on the two sides of the figure: φρη → Φρῆ.
B: Inscription in two lines: σεμε|σειλαμ → σεμεσειλαμ.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2066
Michel, DMG, 19.1.b_16.

Images
Cast of CBd-2066 obverse  in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

Last modified: 2015-06-17 14:25:57
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CBd-2066. 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/2066 on 23-05-2022.

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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

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