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Magical gem: Osiris? (A) Greek letters and characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-124
ID-Number:
GB-Cambridge, Fitzwilliam_B 314 (CM)
Collection:
GB_Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum
Inventory:
B 314 (CM)
References:
Henig, Cambridge, no. 513; Michel, DMG, no. 39.1.d_2
Former Collections:
Mayer Collection
Material:
magnetite (black)
Dimensions:
16 x 11 x 2 mm (lower face 12 x 8 mm)
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Henig)
Iconography:
Osiris?; clothing: bandage; crown, hemhem
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
A: Bandaged mummy (Osiris?) standing to front, head topped with the hemhem-crown. Right hand raised to the brow, left hand lowered beside the body.
B: Inscription in four lines: Characteres?|χβψ|εβε|ψαβω|ρ → unidentified voces.

Bibliography
Henig 1994 235, no. 513.
Michel, DMG, 39.1.d_2
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CBd-124. 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/124 on 23-05-2022.

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