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Magical gem: Anubis attending a mummy
CBd-Number:
CBd-2347
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_83.AN.437.51
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
83.AN.437.51
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 39.5.a_5
Former Collections:
Mezzacappa, Damon (1936–2015) New York
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
14 x 11 mm
Iconography:
Anubis; mummy; vessels, unspecified; bier
Description: Transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8. Green jasper. Intact.

A: The jackal-headed Anubis facing right, holding beaker in his left hand. Anubis performs the mummification rite on a body which is on a funerary bier ornamented with a lion's head, lion's legs and lion's tail. 
B: Plain.

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/






Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 314, 39.5.a_5, pl. 4,1.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection online CBd-2347

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CBd-2347. 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/2347 on 22-05-2022.

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