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Amulet(?) gem in ancient gold ring: Osiris hydreios
CBd-Number:
CBd-2433
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_VII B 382
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
VII B 382
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2190; Michel, DMG, no. 39.1.a_3
Former Collections:
Miklós Jankovich (Pest, 1772–1846)
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
1.20 x 0.90 mm (si.O.)
Dating:
1st c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
crown, atef; Osiris hydreios; wig; christogram; garland?

Description: Side A upright oval and lightly convex. Red jasper, intact. Set in an ancient gold ring.
Purchased in 1852 from Miklós Jankovich, Pest.

A: Osiris hydreios to left, adorned with a wig and the atef-crown, with large ram's horns. Over the front of the vessel, perhaps a garland (?). To the left: Greek letters: ιβ, with a christogram (χρ: Horos? E. Zwierlein-Diehl) between them. 
B: Hidden.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2433
Michel, DMG 9.1.a_3
 

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CBd-2433. 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/2433 on 27-05-2022.

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