The CBd
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1401
Mich. 26109
Obv. Papyrus boat in which Harpocrates sits to front on lotus, one leg bent under him, the other extended; r. hand raised with palm to front, l. holds ear of grain. Disk over his head, which is encircled by a nimbus with seven double rays. Under his right foot is a minute figure of a cynocephalus with disk on its head. At Harpocrates' right stands a goddess wearing the atef crown and holding a lotus scepter in l. hand, ankh in r.; at his left, goddess wearing hemhem crown, lotus scepter in r., ankh in l. Two stars in field, and two crescent moons. Triads of animals are grouped in positions somewhat different from the ordinary arrangement: above, three scarabs and under them three cobras; at upper l., two goats, at upper r., goat and hawk. The other two hawks perch on the ends of the boat, under which are three crocodiles.
Rev. Scarab between two crowned hawks. Round margin, αρβαθαγραμνηφιβαωχνημεω, a formula which is found (usually with iota at the beginning) in connection with various solar designs.
Haematite. Transverse oval, ca. 26 X 21 X 3. In modern gold setting, with suspension loop.
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