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Magical gem: Osiris (A) Greek inscription, characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1175
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus_1892.3016
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Inventory:
1892.3016
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 13.27
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
23 x 18 x 15 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Henig - MacGregor)
Iconography:
Osiris; clothing: bandage; wig; crown, atef; flails (2); gesture, arms crossed
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

A: Osiris bandaged as a mummy, standing to front, wearing a wig and the atef-crown complete with ram’s horns and uraei. Arms crossed in front of the chest, both hands holding flails. Below the feet: characteres.
B: Inscription in two lines: ιαβεζ/εβυθ. Above, two lines of characteres.

Bibliography
Henig - MacGregor 2004, 127, no. 13.27
 

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CBd-1175. 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/1175 on 21-02-2024.

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