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Lapis lazuli intaglio: Harpocrates in a papyrus boat

Period:
Imperial
Date:
2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Lapis lazuli
Dimensions:
Other: 1/2 x 11/16 x 1/8 in. (1.2 x 1.8 x 0.3 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.1389
Not on view
Harpocrates seated on a lotus flower in papyrus boat; ibis on one end of boat, on the other a dog-headed figure.
Inscription: On rev., in Greek letters: oroiesio/roroererch/rat
Bonner, Campbell. 1950. Studies in Magical Amulets, Chiefly Graeco-Egyptian, University of Michigan Studies, Humanistic Series, Vol. 49. no. 199, p. 286, pl. 9, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

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