Sale 16396
Ancient Jewelry: Wearable Art
Online 29 November - 6 December 2018

This "magic gem" depicts a youthful god, likely Harpokrates, facing a hawk-headed Horus and clasping hands in the act of adoration below a sun. The reverse is inscribed: ABΡACAΞ (Abraxas). For a gem with the same subject, see no. G138 in the British Museum and no. G123 for a gem with the same inscription.

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