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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Composit figure with Harpocrates and baboon
CBd-Number:
CBd-2441
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 152
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 152
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2198; Michel, DMG, no. 19.7_6
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
14.8 x 11 x 3.4 mm
Dating:
2nd half of 2nd–1st half of 3rd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
animal: cynocephalus; Harpocrates; solar disk; star; moon, crescent; gesture, greeting; gesture, hand raised to mouth

Description: Upright oval, flat. Shape 8. Dark green jasper, intact. Set in a modern gold ring (1808). 
Purchased in Egypt through Agnello in 1807.

A: Composite figure with Harpocrates to right, right hand raised to mouth, and a baboon in profile to right, with both paws raised in greeting. Both figures are crowned with the solar disk, to the left, a crescent, above the baboon's paws an eight-pointed star.
B: Hidden.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2441
Michel, DMG, 19.7_6.

Last modified: 2018-11-27 17:56:48
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2441
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CBd-2441. 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/2441 on 23-05-2022.

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