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Magical(?) gem: Harpocrates with baboon
CBd-Number:
CBd-2193
ID-Number:
IT-Napoli-MAN_26486/647
Collection:
IT_Napoli, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inventory:
26486/647
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Na 1; Michel, DMG, no. 19.1.e_2
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
15 x 12.5 x 2.3 mm (Nagy)
Iconography:
Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; star; moon, crescent; side-lock of youth; solar disk; flail; gesture, greeting; gesture, hand raised to mouth; plant: lotus buds (2); Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; gesture, ithyphallic
A: Harpocrates sitting nude in profile to right, with bent knees, on a lotus flower with two buds. His left hand holds a flail, right hand raised in greeting. In front of him, an ithyphallic baboon with paws raised in greeting, head crowned with the solar disk. Above them, an eight-pointed star and a crescent to left.

Bibliography
Michel, DMG19.1.e_2
SGG I, 20, fig. 1.
SGG II, 84, Na 1.
Last modified: 2016-10-01 13:04:42
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2193
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CBd-2193. 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/2193 on 22-05-2022.

Image-ID 5313

Credits by Attilio Mastrocinque

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