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Magical pendant: Isis lactans (A) Bes (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1940
ID-Number:
DE-Köln-Institut für Altertumskunde_2
Collection:
DE_Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde der Universität
Inventory:
2
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln 2; Michel, DMG, no. 30.1.b_2
Former Collections:
Matouk, Fouad S. Collection
Material:
serpentine (green to black)
Dimensions:
25.4 x 20.5 x 3.9 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
throne; bird: falcon; gesture, ithyphallic; star; solar disk; gesture, greeting; clothing: tunic; moon, crescent; crown, of feathers; crown, double feathers; clothing: mantle; clothing: garment; Bes; Isis lactans; Harpocrates; crown, double
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 and crowned with the solar disk, raising his right hand in greeting. A falcon perches at the back of the throne, wearing the double crown. Inscription round the edge, beginning at bottom left: αθθαβ; on the right, from bottom to top (retrograde): αθαθ → variant of αθθα βαθθα.
B: Bes to front, wearing a crown of feathers; crescent on the right, open to left, star on the left.
C: Inscription around the edge, beginning at bottom left: τασβερβερετασ.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln on CBd-1940


 




 





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CBd-1940. 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/1940 on 27-05-2022.

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Notes Cast of reverse

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