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Magical gem: Harpocrates on a scarab between Isis and Nephthys
CBd-Number:
CBd-2087
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_8848
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
8848
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 114; Michel, DMG, no. 19.2.a_1
Former Collections:
Spiro Collection
Material:
glass, blue
Dimensions:
19 x 16 x 3 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd–3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
clothing: garment; Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; solar disk?; scarab, with outstretched double wings; Nephthys; Isis; hieroglyph, sa; gesture, hand raised to mouth; flail; crown, Isis-; scepter, was (2)
A: Harpocrates sitting on a scarab with knees drawn up, to left, right hand raised to mouth, left hand holding a flail, head topped with the solar disk (?), between the standing figures of Isis and Nephthys. Both goddesses wear long garments and Isis-crowns, and hold an was-scepter with one hand, and hold the hieroglyph 'sa' with the other.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2087
Michel, DMG, 19.2.a_1.

Last modified: 2017-08-02 15:44:43
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2087
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CBd-2087. 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/2087 on 28-09-2022.

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica