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Magical gem: Cynocephalus (?) with small figure, characteres and Greek inscription
CBd-Number:
CBd-2109
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_11368
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
11368
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 154; Michel, DMG, no. 36.2.b_3
Former Collections:
Hamburger, L., Collection
Material:
plasma (green)
Dimensions:
23 x 17 x 4 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd and 3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
animal: cynocephalus?; figure, cynocephalus?; gesture, figure in hand; solar disk; rays (8); cornucopia?
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; ορωριουθ, variants
A: Cynocephalus (?) standing in three-quarter view to right, head to left, topped with the solar disk. Right hand bent in elbow, left hand holding a figure (a baboon or Harpocrates?) crowned with eight rays, left hand holding a cornucopia (?). On the left, characteres, on the right, inscription in six lines: ωρ|ωρο|θαεχ|ωανα|οαου||θιιιδρ → ωρωροθ{α}, variant of ορωριουθ; εχω? (H. Philipp) or εχ ω ανα οαουθ →"ὦ ἄνα (= ἄναξ) Θῶθ”? (H. Philipp); unidentified vox.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2109
Michel, DMG, 36.2.b_3.
Last modified: 2016-01-26 16:54:26
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2109
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CBd-2109. 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/2109 on 22-05-2022.

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica