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Magical gem: Pantheos (A) snake (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1433
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_26004
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
26004
References:
Smith–Hutton 1908, no. nr. 237; Bonner, SMA D. 255; Michel, DMG, no. 41.1_18
Former Collections:
Cook, Wyndham Francis (1860–1905)
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
19 x 14 x 4 mm
Iconography:
cartouche; Bes, face of; moon, crescent?; tail of bird; snake; scepters (2); scepter, unspecified; protomes of animals (3-3); Pantheos; Ouroboros; crown, atef; feet, ending in snakes
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

A: Four-winged Bes-Pantheos standing to front, feet to right, on an Ouroboros forming a cartouche, which encloses five notches to indicate animals. Roughly worked out head (with Bes-face?) crowned with the atef complete with ram's horns, solar disk and uraei, and surrounded by three-animal protomes. A bird's tail projects from the hips to the left of the body, the feet end in serpents. The god has only two arms, both holding a scepter. Around, inscription on the edge: ανιυγχραμγυιωισαεγοσυ[..]ευ → unidentified voces.
B: Rearing snake in profile to left, with open jaws or holding crescent (?).

 

 


Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1433
Michel, DMG, DMG 41.1_18.
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-1433
 

 

 

Last modified: 2019-10-28 16:23:11
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1433
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1433. 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/1433 on 01-10-2022.

Image-ID 4914

Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Christopher A. Faraone; Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Image-ID 4915

Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Christopher A. Faraone; Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Image-ID 4916

Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Christopher A. Faraone; Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Image-ID 4917

Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Christopher A. Faraone; Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Image-ID 4760

Credits From Bonner, SMA

Rights © Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Image-ID 14154

Credits Smith–Hutton 1908, no. 237.

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