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Magical gem: Harpocrates in papyrus boat
CBd-Number:
CBd-2075
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9817
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9817
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 101; Michel, DMG, no. 19.3.d_7
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
plasma (green)
Dimensions:
18.5 x 13 x 3 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd–3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
animal: cynocephalus; Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; headband; gesture, ithyphallic; gesture, hand raised to mouth; gesture, greeting; flail; crown, unspecified; boat, papyrus; bird: falcons (2); solar disk
A: Harpocrates sitting to right on a lotus flower in a papyrus boat. Two falcons are sitting on both ends of the boat, wearing a crown and facing each other. The god’s knees are drawn up, his left hand raised to his mouth, his right holds a flail. He is wearing the solar disk, and a headband in his hair. On the right, an ithyphallic cynocephalus standing to left, facing the god and raising its arms in greeting.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2075
Michel, DMG, 19.3.d_7.

Images
Cast of CBd-2075 obverse  in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library
Last modified: 2015-07-08 22:23:17
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2075
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2075. 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/2075 on 29-09-2022.

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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

Rights © Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum

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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