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Magical gem: Pantheos
CBd-Number:
CBd-1666
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M017
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M017
References:
Michel 2001, no. 29; Michel, DMG, no. 41.1_15
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
18 x 14.2 x 2.3 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Bes, face of; tufts on the knees (animal protomes); tail of crocodile; tail of bird; scepters (2); scepter, was; crown, atef; protomes of animals (4-4); Pantheos; flail; feet, in the shape of jackal's heads; cartouche; weapon: knives (2)

A: Four-winged Bes-Pantheos standing atop an Ouroboros-cartouche with four notches indicating animals. The figure is crowned with the atef, complete with ram's horns, uraei and solar disk, eight animal protomes frame the head. A bird's tail and a crocodile's tail project to the left of the body, feet, to right, are in the shape of jackal's heads, knees decorated with tufts, also indicating animal protomes. Behind the wings and in the arms two tall was-scepters and two short knives, right hand lowered beside the body and holding a flail, which is visible on the right side.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1666

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CBd-1666. 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/1666 on 03-10-2022.

Image-ID 3027

Credits From Michel 2001

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