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Magical gem: Osiris
CBd-Number:
CBd-2432
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1234
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1234
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2189; Michel, DMG, no. 39.1.a_2
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
13.3 x 10 (si.O.) x 2.5 mm
Dating:
2nd half of 1st–2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Osiris; flail; crown, atef; crook

Description: Upright oval, flat. Shape 8. Black jasper, intact. Set in a modern gold mount with a revolving bezel.
Purchased in 1821.

A: Osiris as a mummy, standing to front with arms crossed, wearing a stylized atef-crown, left hand holding a flail, right hand a crook.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2432
Michel, DMG, 39.1.a_2.

 

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CBd-2432. 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/2432 on 27-05-2022.

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side A

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