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Magical gem: Isis-in-Hydria? (A) Crowned figure on a pedestal (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-417
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 432, EA 56432
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 432 (EA 56432)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 38; Michel, DMG, no. 9.1.a_2
Former Collections:
Blacas Collection
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
28 x 18 x 4 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Isis?; crown, unspecified; jewellery: necklace; vessel stand; vessel: pitcher; wig; pedestal; clothing: kilt; hieroglyph, sa; vessel: canopus; figure, male
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales

A: Basket on a vessel stand, containing the canopic figure of a three-breasted female facing right, wearing crown (atef or double feathers?) and a necklace.
B: Crowned male figure on a pedestal, to left, wearing a wig and a kilt. In his left hand: the hieroglyph 'sa', in his raised right hand: a pitcher. Inscription on the pedestal in two lines: αηυ
|ιου → The Greek vowel series (without ω).
 
Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-417
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-417

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last modified: 2020-12-28 22:01:21
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CBd-417. 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/417 on 23-05-2022.

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