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Magical gem: Osiris enclosed by the Ouroboros
CBd-Number:
CBd-1599
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M063
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M063
References:
Michel 2001, no. 1; Michel, DMG, no. 39.2.c_1
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
12.8 x 16.8 x 2.6 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; Osiris; solar disk; bird: falcons (2); crown, double; gesture, lying; clothing: bandage; scarab, with outstretched double wings

A: The mummy of Osiris lying on its back, head to left, in bandage, crowned with the solar disk. Above Osiris, a large scarab with outstretched double wings, flanked by two falcons, both facing inwards and wearing the double crown. Encircling the scene, an Ouroboros with head at top to right.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1599

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CBd-1599. 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/1599 on 01-10-2022.

Image-ID 3000

Credits from Michel 2001

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