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Magical gem: Harpocrates on the lotus, Greek inscription (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2072
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9797
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9797
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 98; Michel, DMG, no. 19.1.b_33
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
magnetite (black)
Dimensions:
12.5 x 10.5 x 4 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD(?) (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
gesture, hand raised to mouth; rays (5); Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; flail; plant: lotus buds (2)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω, variants; Φρῆ and variants; Ἀβρασάξ, variants; Ὄσιρις
A: Harpocrates sitting nude with knees drawn up, to right, on a lotus flower with two buds. Head crowned with rays. Left hand raised to mouth, right hand bent in elbow and holding a flail. Inscription in the free field, continued from side B: λω|λβρλ|σλξ → variant of Ἰάω, variant of Ἀβρασάξ. 
B: Inscription in three lines: οσιρισ|μηνη|φρηι → voces including Ὄσιρις, Φρῆ.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2072
Michel, DMG, 19.1.b_33.

Images
Cast of CBd-2072 obverse  in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library
Last modified: 2016-02-10 14:29:21
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CBd-2072. 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/2072 on 03-10-2022.

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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 Cast preserved in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

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