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Magical gem: Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2070
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_11939
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
11939
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 96; Michel, DMG, no. 19.1.a_15
Former Collections:
Berlin, Antiquarium
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
12.5 x 9.5 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd–3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; plant: lotus buds (2); gesture, hand raised to mouth; flail
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Ἀβρασάξ, variants

A: Harpocrates sitting in profile to left, with knees drawn up, on a lotus flower with two buds. Right hand raised to mouth, left hand holding a flail.
B: Inscription in two lines: ιαω|αβρασλσ → Ἰάω, variant of Ἀβρασάξ.
 
Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2070
Michel, DMG,19.1.a_15.
 

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CBd-2070. 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/2070 on 23-05-2022.

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