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Jasper intaglio: Harpocrates seated on lotus in papyrus boat

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. 2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Jasper, green
Dimensions:
Other: 9/16 x 3/4 x 1/8 in. (1.5 x 1.8 x 0.3 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.295
Not on view
Inscription: On rev. in two lines: ioth iaoth, in Greek letters
Bonner, Campbell. 1950. Studies in Magical Amulets, Chiefly Graeco-Egyptian, University of Michigan Studies, Humanistic Series, Vol. 49. no. 197, p. 286, pl. 9, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

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