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Magical gem: Isis lactans (A) Bes (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1772
ID-Number:
US-NY-ANS_Schwartz 24
Collection:
US_New York, American Numismatic Society
Inventory:
Schwartz 24
References:
Schwartz–Schwartz, 24; Michel, DMG, no. 30.1.b_4
Material:
basalt, black
Iconography:
Bes; Isis lactans; Harpocrates; throne; bird, unspecified; clothing: garment; crown, of feathers
Divine Names & Voces:
αθθα βαθθα and variants; τασβερβερετας and variants
A: Isis seated on a high-backed throne, with Harpocrates in her lap, and a bird perching on the back of the throne. Inscription on the left: λοα, on the right: θθαβ → variant of αθθα βαθθα.  
B: Bes standing to front, with bent knees, crowned with the feather-crown. Inscription on the left: ταλβιδ, on the right: βερετε → variant of τασβερβερετας. 
Pierced at the top for suspension.

Bibliography
Schwartz - Schwartz on CBd-1772

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CBd-1772. 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/1772 on 17-05-2022.

Image-ID 3767

Credits from Schwartz - Schwartz 1979

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