Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2197; Michel, DMG, no. 19.1.a_3
Moschettini, Girolamo de' (1755–1832)
jasper, green and red
15 x 10.4 (si.O.) x 2.3 mm
2nd half of 2nd–1st half of 3rd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
crown, lotus; flail; gesture, hand raised to mouth; Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; plant: lotus buds (2)
Place of discovery:
Description: Upright oval, side A flat. Shape 8. Heliotrope. Set in a modern silver ring.
From Aquileia. Purchased in 1826 from Girolamo de' Moschettini.
A: Harpocrates sitting nude with knees drawn up, to left, upon a lotus flower with two buds. Head topped with the lotus-crown. Right hand raised to mouth, left hand bent in elbow and holding a flail. B: Hidden.