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Magical gem: Harpocrates with animal triads (A) vocales (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2078
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_7809
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
7809
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 104; Michel, DMG, no. 19.4.e_2
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
23 x 21 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Harpocrates seated with one leg bent in knee; snakes (2); uraei (3); solar disk; side-lock of youth; scarabs (3); rays (6); plant: lotus buds (2); flail; bird: falcons (3); animal: crocodiles (3); boat, papyrus; Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; object, unidentified
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales

A: Harpocrates sitting nude in frontal view on a lotus flower with two buds, which rests upon a papyrus boat. Left leg bent in knee, head turned in profile to left and crowned with the solar disk and six rays, side-lock of youth visible. Left hand holding a stick(?), right hand holding a flail. To the left and right side of the head, a snake. Around, triads of animals, clockwise: falcons, scarabs, uraei, crocodiles.
B: Inscription in five lines: ιεωουη|ευιαηαω|αευωηωαη|νωευοαη|αωαι → vocales.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2078
Michel, DMG, 19.4.e_2.
 

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CBd-2078. 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/2078 on 03-10-2022.

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