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Roman “magic” amulet

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Roman "magic" amulet
Roman "magic" amulet

Roman “magic” amulet, made of stone – yarrow. Object dated to the 2nd-3rd century CE.

The artifact has an oval shape. The obverse shows the Egyptian-Greek deity of Harpocrates crouched on a lotus flower, accompanied by coiled snakes and a crocodile. On the reverse, there is a blessing / prayer.

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