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Magical gem: Harpocrates with triads of animals (A) logos (B–C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2077
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9814
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9814
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 103; Michel, DMG, no. 19.4.a_11
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
23.5 x 19.5 x 4.5 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; uraei (3); animal: crocodiles (3); animal: goats (3); scarabs (3); bird: falcons (3); star; moon, crescent; gesture, hand raised to mouth; flail; solar disk; side-lock of youth; plant: lotus buds (2); boat, papyrus; Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; crown, double
Logoi:
σθομβαολη-logos; χαβραχ-logos

A: Harpocrates sitting nude, to left, on a lotus flower with two buds, which rests upon a papyrus boat. Head crowned with the solar disk, side-lock of youth visible. Left hand holding a flail, right hand raised to mouth. To the left of the head, an eight-pointed star, to the right, a crescent. Around, triads of animals, clockwise: falcons (crowned with the double crown of Egypt), scarabs, goats, uraei, crocodiles.
B: Inscription in six lines: σθομβα|οληβαολη|σθομβαλχα|καμσου[.]|[.]ληοσθ||ομβλη → variant of σθομβα|ολη-logos.
C: Inscription: χαβραχφνεσχηρφικροφνυρωφωκωβ[. .] → variant of χαβραχ-logos.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2077
Michel, DMG, 19.4.a_11.

Images
Cast of CBd-2077 obverse  in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

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CBd-2077. 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/2077 on 28-09-2022.

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Notes Cast preserved in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

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