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Magical gem in modern mount: Horus the child with jackal-headed figure (A) Zeus (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1165
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus-Fortnum _no number
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Inventory:
Fortnum (no number)
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 13.17
Former Collections:
Fortnum Collection
Dimensions:
18.1 (mount) x 13 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Henig - MacGregor)
Iconography:
figure, jackal-headed; cornucopia; Zeus; gesture, greeting; vessel: patera; scepter, unspecified; gesture, hand raised to mouth; crown, lotus; crown, atef?; gesture, ithyphallic; wreath
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
A: On the left: an ithyphallic jackal-headed figure standing to right. Both hands raised in greeting, long tail projecting to left, head crowned (with the atef-crown?). He is turning towards Harpocrates crowned with the lotus flower, standing nude, to left, right hand raised to mouth, left hand holding a scepter and cornucopia. Inscription on the left, behind the jackal-headed figure, in two lines: πλνμ/μ?ρ Between the heads of the figures: ην. Between their bodies: υε.
B: Standing figure of the bearded Zeus, wreathed head to left, right hand raised and holding a tall scepter, left hand holding a patera.
Mounted in a modern metal mount.

Bibliography
Henig - MacGregor 2004, 125, no. 13.17




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CBd-1165. 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/1165 on 21-02-2024.

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