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Magical gem in a modern gilded silver mount: Pantheos
CBd-Number:
CBd-2461
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1204
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1204
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2216; Michel, DMG, no. 41.1_11
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
12.4 x 9.9 (si.O.) x 2.5 mm
Dating:
2nd(–1st half of 3rd?) c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Bes, face of; tufts on the knees (animal protomes); tail of crocodile; tail of bird; scepter, was; protomes of animals (4-4); Pantheos; feet, in the shape of jackal's heads; crown, atef; uraei (2)

Description: Side A upright oval and flat. Shape 8–9. Green jasper, intact. Set in a modern, gilded silver ring.
Already at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in 1806.

A: Four-winged Bes-Pantheos standing to front. The figure is crowned with the atef, complete with ram's horns, uraei and the solar disk, eight animal protomes frame the head. A bird's tail and a crocodile's tail project to the left of the body, feet, to right, are in the shape of jackal's heads, knees are decorated with tufts, also indicating animal protomes. Behind the wings and in the arms two tall was-scepters, right hand lowered beside the body.
B: Hidden.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2461
Michel, DMG, 41.1_11.

Last modified: 2018-12-09 14:47:11
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CBd-2461. 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/2461 on 19-05-2022.

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Notes Side A