The CBd
Magical(?) gem in a modern silver ring: Harpocrates of Canopus and inscription
CBd-Number:
CBd-1409
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_26120
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
26120
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 220; Michel, DMG, no. 34.1.c_1
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
ca. 11 x 6 mm
Iconography:
cornucopia; crown, double?; figure, crocodile-bodied; gesture, hand raised to mouth; Harpocrates

A: The crocodile-bodied composite figure of Harpocrates of Canopus, in profile to right. Upper body nude, left hand raised to mouth, right hand bent in elbow and holding a cornucopia. Head topped with the double crown (?). Inscription above: μενελ; below: θεοσ → Μενελαιτῶν θεός (C. Bonner). 
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1409
Michel, DMG, 34.1.c_1.
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-1409

Last modified: 2015-01-12 15:33:43
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1409
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1409. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1409 on 17-12-2017.

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits From Bonner, SMA

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