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Amulet(?) gem: Falcon-headed crocodile
CBd-Number:
CBd-397
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 249, EA 56249
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 249 (EA 56249)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 18; Michel, DMG, no. 34.1.b_3
Former Collections:
Martin, Rev. N. C.
Material:
onyx (banded)
Dimensions:
11 x 13 x 2 mm
Dating:
1st c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: crocodile, falcon-headed; crown, of Lower Egypt

A: Falcon-headed crocodile, with the crown of Lower Egypt. Interpreted as the identification of Sobek with Horus and Re.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-397
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-397

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CBd-397. 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/397 on 17-05-2022.

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