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Magical gem: Osiris-mummy on lion (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1770
ID-Number:
US-NY-ANS_Schwartz 21
Collection:
US_New York, American Numismatic Society
Inventory:
Schwartz 21
References:
Schwartz–Schwartz, 21; Michel, DMG, no. 39.5.b_2
Material:
basalt, green
Iconography:
Anubis; solar disk; clothing: garment; crown, double feathers; gesture, greeting?; animal: lion; Osiris; Nephthys; Isis; clothing: bandage
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; vocales, αεηιουω; βιβιου βιβιους
A: Mummy of Osiris in bandage, head crowned with the solar disk, to left, lying on the back of a lion striding left. Behind them: Anubis standing to left, with both arms raised. On both sides: Isis and Nephthys, with the double feathers crown on their heads, arms raised in greeting (or mourning).
B: Inscribed in three lines: βιβιουσ|αεηιουω|ιαω → part of βιβιου βιβιους, the Greek vowel series, Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Schwartz - Schwartz on CBd-1770

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CBd-1770. 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/1770 on 17-05-2022.

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Credits from Schwartz - Schwartz 1979

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