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Magical gem: Osiris on crocodiles (A) characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-382
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 40, EA 56040
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 40 (EA 56040)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 3; Michel, DMG, no. 39.1.a_4
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
14.5 x 11.5 x 1.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Osiris; animal: crocodiles (2); crown, atef; flails (2); gesture, arms crossed; clothing: bandage
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales; Βαϊνχωωωχ; Ἰάω, variants; Ἄρτεμις
A: Mummy of Osiris wearing atef-crown with ram's horns, solar disk and uraei, holding flails in both hands, standing atop two crocodiles. Around: αρτεμιιαι|ιω|ειηιουου|ωω → Ἄρτεμι (vocative form?), vocales including variant of Ἰάω. Below in two lines: βαινχω|ωωχ → Βαϊνχωωωχ.
B: Characteres.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-382
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-382









 
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CBd-382. 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/382 on 23-05-2022.

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