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Magical(?) gem: Harpocrates in papyrus boat
CBd-Number:
CBd-2073
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9815
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9815
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 99; Michel, DMG, no. 19.3.a_2
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
10.5 x 7.5 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
boat, papyrus; gesture, hand raised to mouth; solar disk; flail; Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; moon, crescent; star
A: Harpocrates sitting nude, with knees drawn up inside a papyrus boat. Head crowned with the solar disk. Left hand bent in elbow and holding a flail, right hand raised to mouth. On the left of the figure, a crescent, on the right, an eight-pointed star.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2073
Michel, DMG, 19.3.a_2.

Last modified: 2015-06-05 15:14:12
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2073
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CBd-2073. 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/2073 on 04-10-2022.

Image-ID 5983

Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica