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Magical gem: Horus with snake-headed figure
CBd-Number:
CBd-1661
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M062
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M062
References:
Michel 2001, no. 24; Michel, DMG, no. 17.1.c_5
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
23.4 x 13.2 x 3 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
clothing: kilt; gesture, greeting; wig; Horus; figure, snake-headed; hieroglyph, ankh; stars (3); moon, crescent; crown, Isis-; crown, atef; scepter, was; Chnoubis-sign?

A: Two figures standing on a double baseline, indicating a mat. On the left, the falcon-headed Horus, to right, wearing kilt, collar, wig and the atef-crown, complete with ram's horns, uraei, and sun disk. Both arms lowered beside the body, right hand holding an ankh-sign, left hand holding the was-scepter. On the right, facing him, a snake-headed figure, also wearing kilt, collar, wig and crowned with cow's horns and the solar disk. His right hand is raised in greeting, left hand lowered beside the body and holding the ankh-sign. Between the figures, a lying crescent, open to top, and an eight-pointed star, with two further stars beside the figures' feet. Around, in the free field, signs and characteres (including the Choubis-sign?).
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1661

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CBd-1661. 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/1661 on 03-10-2022.

Image-ID 3022

Credits From Michel 2001

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