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Magical gem: Isis and Nephthys revive Osiris (A) Helios in quadriga (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2086
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9833
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9833
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 113; Michel, DMG, no. 39.4.a_5
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
plasma (green)
Dimensions:
17 x 14 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
clothing: garment; quadriga; Helios; gesture, greeting; whip; scarab, with outstretched double wings; Osiris; Nephthys; Isis; hieroglyph, name (Nb.t Hw.t); gesture, protective; gesture, arms crossed; flails (2); crown, Isis-; clothing: bandage
A: Οsiris-mummy with flails in both hands, standing between Isis, wearing crown (on the right) and Nephthys, with her name in hieroglyphs (Nb.t Hw.t - Lady of the House) on her head (on the left). Both goddesses wear long garments and headbands falling down their backs, their winged arms are raised in a protective gesture. Below, a scarab.
B: Helios standing in profile to left on the quadriga. Left hand holding a whip, right hand stretched forward and raised in greeting.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2086
Michel, DMG, 39.4.a_5.

Images
Cast of CBd-2086 obverse  in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library
Last modified: 2016-02-04 16:11:50
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2086
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CBd-2086. 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/2086 on 28-09-2022.

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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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

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