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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Osiris and Isis
CBd-Number:
CBd-2422
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1238
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1238
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2179; Michel, DMG, no. 30.3.b_1
Former Collections:
Burghart, Ernst August
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
18.6 x 14.5 (si.O.) x 3.5 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Osiris; clothing: bandage; crown, double feathers; clothing: garment; Isis; crown, atef
Place of discovery:
Egypt (purchase, 1821)
Description: Both sides upright oval and flat. Shape 8. Black jasper, small damages on side A. Set in a modern, gold mount with revolving bezel.
From Egypt, purchased through E. A. Burghart in 1821.

A: On the right, the standing figure of Isis, to left, wearing a long robe and a crown with double feathers and a crescent (?) lotus?, facing the mummy of Osiris, protecting him with her wings. Osiris stands on the left, in profile towards the goddess, wearing the atef-crown.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2422
Michel, DMG, 30.3.b_1]

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CBd-2422. 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/2422 on 23-05-2022.

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side A

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