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Magical gem: Harpocrates on (Osiris)-mummy (A) characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2081
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9816
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9816
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 107; Michel, DMG, no. 19.3.b_7
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
18 x 14 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
1st c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
cornucopia; bird: falcons (2); crown, double; crown, hemhem; gesture, hand raised to mouth; Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; Osiris; clothing: bandage; solar disk
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω
A: Harpocrates sitting nude with knees drawn up, to right, on a bandaged mummy (Osiris), as if on a papyrus boat. The head of the mummy is crowned with the hemhem-crown; two falcons sit on his head and feet, wearing the double crown and facing each other. The left hand of Harpocrates is raised to his mouth, his right holds a cornucopia. He is crowned with the solar disk. Inscription in the free field: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: Characteres.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2081
Michel, DMG, 19.3.b_7.

Images
Cast of CBd-2081 obverse and reverse in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library
Last modified: 2015-07-08 22:26:36
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2081
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2081. 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/2081 on 29-09-2022.

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