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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Harpocrates standing on a lying figure (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2436
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1207
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1207
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2193; Michel, DMG, no. 19.10_1
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
12 x 9.3 (si.O.) x 5.8 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
gesture, hand raised to mouth; side-lock of youth; Harpocrates; figure, male; gesture, lying; key (4-bitted); crown, atef

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both sides flat. Shape 8–9. Haematite, intact. Set in a modern gold mount with a revolving bezel.
Already at the Museum in 1806.

A: Harpocrates standing nude on a lying figure, to right. He is wearing the atef-crown, side-lock of youth visible. Right hand raised to mouth, left hand holding a four-bitted key. 
B: Greek inscription: γρυ.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2436
Michel, DMG, 19.10_1.

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CBd-2436. 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/2436 on 27-05-2022.

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side A

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