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Magical gem: Mummy (Osiris?) with raised hands (A) σσμεσσλμ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-384
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 419, EA 56419
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 419 (ΕA 56419)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 5; Michel, DMG, no. 39.1.e_1
Former Collections:
Blacas Collection
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
20 x 14 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Osiris; crown?; gesture, greeting; clothing: bandage
Divine Names & Voces:
σεμεσειλαμ and variants; Ὄσιρις
A: Mummy with wrapping-like patterns on his robe, legs visible. Arms raised (in greeting?). On the head: two notches for a crown?. Vertical inscriptions on both sides of the mummy: οσιρι|ουσιρι → Ὄσιρι, Οσιρι (in vocative form?)
B: Inscription in three lines: σσ|μεσ|σλμ → variant of σεμεσειλαμ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-384
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-384
Last modified: 2020-12-27 18:25:57
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/384
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CBd-384. 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/384 on 22-05-2022.

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