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Magic gem: Anubis and Isis standing over an ibis (A), Chnoubis sign and inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2372
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_84.AN.1.85
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
84.AN.1.85
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 30.3.d_4
Former Collections:
Mezzacappa, Damon (1936–2015) New York
Material:
steatite (?)
Dimensions:
25.3 x 20 x 6 mm
Iconography:
Chnoubis-sign; Anubis; Isis; cord; bird: ibis, tied to an altar; clothing, unspecified; clothing: garment; vessel: situla?
Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Black steatite (J. Spier) / "indeterminate, basaltic stone?" (Getty website). Intact.

A: On the left, a jackal-headed Anubis standing in profile to right, holding a vessel (situla?) in the right hand and a scepter (?) in the left hand. In front of him Isis wearing a long robe and the double feather crown. Anubis and Isis stand above an ibis striding in profil to left. The bird is tied to an altar with a cord at the neck.
B: Chnoubis sign. Below, inscription in three lines: πεπτε|επικοπτε|πεπτε → πέπτε, ἐπικόπτε, πέπτε. Approximate translation: 'Digest, shatter(?), digest!'

/Description: Jeffrey Spier-CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 299, 30.3.d_4, pl. 17, 2.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection online CBd-2372

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CBd-2372. 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/2372 on 23-05-2022.

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