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Magical(?) gem: Ibis-headed Thoth
CBd-Number:
CBd-2351
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_83.AN.437.55
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
83.AN.437.55
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 27.4.a_3
Former Collections:
Int_Art market (Münzen und Medaillen AG, Basel); Mezzacappa, Damon (1936–2015) New York
Material:
amethyst (purple)
Dimensions:
13.5 x 10.2 x 4.5 mm
Iconography:
Thoth; clothing: kilt; hieroglyph, ankh; scepter, was; clothing: usekh collar
Description: Upright oval, side A slightly convex. Shape 2. Amethyst. Intact.

A: Ibis-headed figure (Thoth) standing to left, wearing a kilt and an usekh collar. The god is holding a was-scepter in the right hand and the hieroglyph ankh in the left hand.
B: Plain.

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Spier, Getty, no. 278.
Michel, DMG, 27.4.a_3.
Münzen und Medaillen Liste 379, no. 88.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Online on CBd-2351

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CBd-2351. 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/2351 on 22-05-2022.

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