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Magical scarab: Harpocrates (A) scarab (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-4144
ID-Number:
IT-FiMAN_15090
Collection:
IT_Firenze, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inventory:
15090
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Fi 7
Material:
amethyst (purple)
Dimensions:
18 x 16.9 x 9.2 mm
Iconography:
Harpocrates; clothing: mantle; cornucopia; gesture, hand raised to mouth; scarab

Description: Almost round, side B convex and profiled as a scarab. Purple amethyst. Chipped on the edge, small part broken off at the top; pierced through lengthwise.

A: Harpocrates standing to right, nude save for a mantle thrown over his right arm. He holds a cornucopia in his right hand, his left hand is raised to his mouth.
B: Profiled as a scarab.

From the same workshop as a scarab in Berlin? (A. Mastrocinque).

Bibliography
SGG II, 37, Fi 7.
Zwierlein-Diehl 2019, 308, no. B 7.

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CBd-4144. 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/4144 on 21-02-2024.

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side A

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Notes Side B

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