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Magical gem: figure with snake-entwined staff, voces (A) Hermanubis (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2100
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9850
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9850
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 145; Michel, DMG, no. 36.4_1
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
31 x 22 x 6.2 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd and 3rd c. AD(?) (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
clothing: kilt; modius; plant: palm branch; weapon: armour; money bag; Hermanubis; stars (3); cord; scepter, unspecified; figure, male; crown, of feathers; wreath
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Σαβαώθ, variants; Γαβριήλ and variants
A: Male figure standing to left, his upper body in three-quarter view, wearing a kilt. Right hand raised and bent in elbow, holding a scepter (spear?), with a bearded snake coiling around it. Left hand holding a knotted cord(?), a looped fabric(?) or a wreath(?). Head adorned with modius and feathers(?), on the forehead a lotus leaf(?). Above, three eight-pointed stars. Behind, inscription in six lines: γα|βρ|ιηρ|σα|βα||ω → Γαβριὴλ, Σαβαώ. To the left of the figure, letters and characteres.   
B: Anubis standing to front, head and legs to left, wearing armour and boots. Right hand holding a wreath or money bag, left hand outstreched and holding a palm branch. Above, a four-pointed star and two eight-pointed stars on each side of the head. In the free field, letters and characteres.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2100
Michel, DMG, 36.4_1.

Images
Cast of CBd-2100 obverse and reverse in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library
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CBd-2100. 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/2100 on 24-05-2022.

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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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