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Amulet(?) gem: Horus falcon with high-footed cup
CBd-Number:
CBd-398
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 302, EA 56302
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 302 (EA 56302)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 19
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
onyx (banded)
Dimensions:
10 x 8 x 2 mm
Dating:
1st c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
crown, double; vessel: cup; jet water; bird: falcon

A: Falcon, to left, with the double crown of Egypt (Horus). From his bill a jet of water is running into a high-footed cup.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-398
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-398

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CBd-398. 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/398 on 04-10-2022.

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