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Magical(?) gem: Isis and Nephthys holding Osiris
CBd-Number:
CBd-392
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 545, EA 48955
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 545 (ΕA 48955)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 13; Michel, DMG, no. 39.4.a_6
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
17 x 13 x 2 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Isis; scarab, with outstretched double wings; gesture, protective; gesture, arms crossed; flails (2); clothing: garment; hieroglyph, name (Nb.t Hw.t); crown, Isis-; Osiris; Nephthys; clothing: bandage

A: Οsiris-mummy with flails in both hands, standing between Isis, wearing crown (on the right) and Nephthys, with her name in hieroglyphs (Nb.t Hw.t - Lady of the House) on her head (on the left). Both goddesses wear long garments and headbands falling down their backs, their winged arms are raised in a protective gesture. Below: a scarab.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-392
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-392

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CBd-392. 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/392 on 23-05-2022.

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