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Magical gem: Enthroned figure (A) inscribed column (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1977
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg-9793
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9793
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 1
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
onyx (banded)
Dimensions:
24.8 x 12 x 5.1 mm
Dating:
A: Late Ptolemaic?; B: later (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
wig; clothing: garment; column; figure, male; solar disk, winged; vessel, unspecified; altar?; gesture, greeting
A: Enthroned figure, seated to right, wearing a long robe and a wig. Right hand raised in greeting, left hand holding a vessel. In front of the figure, the remains of an altar (?) with vessel (?). At the top, remains of the right wing of a winged sun disk (?).
B: Illegible letters on a tall column (obelisk?)

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-1977

Images
Cast of CBd-1977 obverse and reverse in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

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CBd-1977. 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/1977 on 04-10-2022.

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Notes Cast preserved in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

Image-ID 6357

Rights © Cornell University Library

Notes Cast preserved in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

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