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Magical gem: Pantheos (A) Βαϊνχωωωχ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2133
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_4925
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
4925
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 178; Michel, DMG, no. 41.1.d_6
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
18.5 x 15 x 3 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Bes, face of; tufts on the knees (animal protomes); tail of crocodile; tail of bird; scepter, was (2); protomes of animals (4-4); protomes of animals (2); Pantheos; Ouroboros; flail; feet, in the shape of jackal's heads; crown, atef; cartouche; weapon: knives (2)
Divine Names & Voces:
Βαϊνχωωωχ

A: Four-winged Bes-Pantheos striding right on Ouroboros cartouche enclosing notches indicating animals. Head, to front, with four animal protomes on each side, and an atef-crown on top. Only the lower arms are visible, right one holding a flail, left one holding an was-scepter. Behind the wings and in the arms two shorter knives and was-scepters. A bird’s tail and a crocodile’s tail are attached to the body from the left, feet in the shape of jackal’s heads face right, knees are thickened to imitate animal protomes.
B: Inscription in two lines: βαινχ|ωωωχ → Βαϊνχωωωχ.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2133
Michel, DMG, 41.1.d_6.
 

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CBd-2133. 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/2133 on 02-10-2022.

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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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