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Magical gem in a gold setting: Harpocrates on a lotus flower (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-4141
ID-Number:
IT-FiMAN_15087
Collection:
IT_Firenze, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inventory:
15087
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 19.1.a_13; Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Fi 4
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
17.3 x 12.9 x 2.4 mm
Iconography:
Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; Harpocrates seated with one leg bent in knee; solar disk; ribbon; gesture, hand raised to mouth; flail; plant: lotus flower; plant: lotus buds (2)
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Green and red jasper. Mounted in a modern gold setting with a small suspension hoop.

A: Harpocrates, crowned with the solar disk, ribbon in his hair. The young god is sitting on a lotus flower with two buds, left leg bent in knee, right hand raised to mouth, left hand holding a flail.
B: Greek inscription in eight lines: οβνι|ζροεχτ|ροχνψο|εψθεωπ|οενουτ|βρθεθ|χβνοχ|υοχγ → unidentified voces.

Bibliography
SGG II, 36, Fi 4.

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CBd-4141. 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/4141 on 18-07-2024.

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