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Amulet(?) gem: Harpocrates on the lotus
CBd-Number:
CBd-2067
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9771
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9771
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 93; Michel, DMG, no. 19.2.c_2
Former Collections:
Berlin, Antiquarium
Material:
lapis lazuli (blue)
Dimensions:
10 x 7.5 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
turn of the 1st–2nd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
flail; gesture, hand raised to mouth; Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; Harpocrates seated with legs extended; head, of ram; head, of lion
A: Harpocrates sitting nude in profile to right, on on a lotus flower, which is topped with a lion's head and a ram's head. Left hand raised to mouth, right hand bent in elbow and holding a flail.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2067
Michel, DMG, 19.2.c_2.


Last modified: 2015-06-17 14:34:06
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CBd-2067. 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/2067 on 28-09-2022.

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica