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Magical gem: Isis lactans (A) Bes (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1605
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M046
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M046
References:
Michel 2001, no. 9; Michel, DMG, no. 30.1.b_1
Material:
serpentine (green to black)
Dimensions:
24 x 19.3 x 3 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Isis lactans; Harpocrates; Bes; throne; clothing: garment; crown, double feathers; crown, of feathers
Divine Names & Voces:
αθθα βαθθα and variants; τασβερβερετας and variants
A: Isis sitting on a throne in three-quarter view to right, with Harpocrates in her lap. She wears a long robe, and is crowned with the double feathers crown. She turns to Harpocrates, who sits in profile, head to left. Inscription round the edge, beginning at bottom left: αθθα; from top right:

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βαθθα → αθθα βαθθα.
B: Bes to front, wearing a crown of feathers. Inscription around, beginning at bottom left:

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τασβερβερετας.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1605
Last modified: 2015-01-13 13:25:27
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1605
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CBd-1605. 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/1605 on 01-10-2022.

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Credits From Michel 2001

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