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Magical gem: Lion with the mummy of Osiris and crowned falcon
CBd-Number:
CBd-1275
ID-Number:
Fr-BnF-CdM_AA.Seyrig.15
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
AA.Seyrig.15
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 9; Michel, DMG, no. 39.3.c_1; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 67
Former Collections:
Seyrig, Henry (Beirut)
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
15 x 7 x 3 mm
Iconography:
animal: lion; Osiris; solar disk; bird: falcon; crown, double?; clothing: bandage

Description: Side A upright oval and flat. Shape 8. Red jasper. Upper edge chipped. Acquired in Cairo.

A: Lion striding to left with the mummy of Osiris on its back. The head of Osiris is crowned with the solar disk, he is surmounted by a falcon crowned with the double crown of Egypt (?). On the left, the letter lambda, on the right, the letter alpha.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1275
Mastrocinque 2014 on CBd-1275

The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-1275

Last modified: 2019-06-12 18:55:21
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1275
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CBd-1275. 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/1275 on 02-10-2022.

Image-ID 9951

Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

Rights © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Cabinet des Médailles

Notes Side A