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Magical gem: Multi-headed figure
CBd-Number:
CBd-1129
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_41.160.642
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
41.160.642
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 266; Michel, DMG, no. 56.1.c_1
Material:
lapis lazuli (blue)
Dimensions:
15.5 x 14 x 2 mm
Iconography:
figure, with multiple heads; scepter, unspecified; hieroglyph, sa; throne; clothing, unspecified
A: A multi-headed figure sitting enthroned to left. Only the lowermost heads (probably lion-heads) are visible. The deity holds a tall scepter in his right hand, and the sa-sign in his left hand. On the two sides, vowels arranged vertically in a column.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1129
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1129


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CBd-1129. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1129 on 03-10-2022.

Image-ID 4151

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941 (41.160.642)

Rights Images © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941 (41.160.642)

Rights Images © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Image-ID 4153

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941 (41.160.642)

Rights Images © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Image-ID 4154

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941 (41.160.642)

Rights Images © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Credits From Bonner, SMA

Rights © New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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