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Magical(?) gem: Harpocrates in papyrus boat
CBd-Number:
CBd-2076
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9772
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9772
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 102; Michel, DMG, no. 19.3.a_1
Former Collections:
Berlin, Antiquarium
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
12 x 9 x 1.7 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd–3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; flail; boat, papyrus; birds (2); gesture, hand raised to mouth
A: Harpocrates sitting nude with knees drawn up on a lotus flower in a papyrus boat. Right hand raised to mouth, left hand holding a flail. On the prow and stern of the boat, two birds (?).

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2076
Michel, DMG, 19.3.a_1.

Last modified: 2015-06-16 12:34:44
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CBd-2076. 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/2076 on 03-10-2022.

Image-ID 5987

Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica