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Magical(?) gem: Osiris with palm branch and wreath
CBd-Number:
CBd-2156
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9782
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9782
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 205
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
rock crystal
Dimensions:
13 x 11.5 x 4 mm
Dating:
post-antique (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Osiris; snake; wreath; plant: palm branch; clothing: bandage; crown, atef; wig; gesture, arms crossed

A: Osiris bandaged as a mummy, standing to front, wearing a wig and the atef-crown complete with ram’s horns. Arms crossed in front of the chest, both hands holding the ends of his wig. On the left, a palm branch; on the right, a wreath. A rearing snake before the body, head to right.
B: Plain.
Post-antique, maybe from the same workshop as CBd-4156 (A. Mastrocinque).

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2156

Images
Cast of CBd-2156 obverse  in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

Last modified: 2020-12-29 08:17:35
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2156
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CBd-2156. 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/2156 on 04-10-2022.

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

Rights © Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum

Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Rights © Cornell University Library

Notes Cast preserved in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

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