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Magical gem: Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2069
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9813
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9813
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 95; Michel, DMG, no. 19.1.b_14
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
14.5 x 11 x 3 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
moon, crescent; gesture, hand raised to mouth; Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; flail; plant: lotus buds (2); solar disk; star
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales; Ἰάω, 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 flail. Above, on the right: a crescent; on the left, an eight-pointed star.
B: Inscription: ιαη → vocales.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2069
Michel, DMG, 19.1.b_14.

Images
Cast of CBd-2069 obverse  in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library
Last modified: 2015-06-17 14:46:30
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2069
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CBd-2069. 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/2069 on 02-10-2022.

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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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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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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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