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Magical scarab: snake-legged Anubis (?) (A) scarab (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2127
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9925
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9925
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 172; Michel, DMG, no. 55.3.a_2
Former Collections:
Berlin, Antiquarium
Material:
amethyst (purple)
Dimensions:
21 x 17.5 x 10 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd–3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
figure, snake-legged; whip; scepter, was; figure, jackal-headed; scarab

A: Frontal view of a jackal-headed figure (Anubis?) with snake's legs, head in profile to right. Both arms bent in elbow, right hand holding a whip, left hand holding a 'was' scepter.
B: Profiled as a scarab.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2127
Michel, DMG, 55.3.a_2.
 

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CBd-2127. 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/2127 on 01-10-2022.

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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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