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Magical(?) gem: Horus on the lotus flower
CBd-Number:
CBd-2345
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_83.AN.437.49
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
83.AN.437.49
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 19.1.a_2
Former Collections:
Mezzacappa, Damon (1936–2015) New York
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
17 x 12 mm
Iconography:
Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; plant: lotus buds (2); gesture, hand raised to mouth; flail; Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; solar disk; side-lock of youth

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8. Green jasper with red and yellow.. Minor chips along the edge.

A: Harpocrates sitting nude with knees drawn up, to left, upon a lotus flower with two buds. Head crowned with the solar disk, side-lock of youth visible. Right hand raised to mouth, left hand bent in elbow and holding a flail.
B: Plain.

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 19.1.a_2, pl. 28, 3.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Online on CBd-2345
 

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CBd-2345. 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/2345 on 23-05-2022.

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