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Magical gem: Anubis and Horus
CBd-Number:
CBd-422
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 553, EA 54028
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 553 (EA 54028)
References:
Bonner 1951, no. 9; Michel, BM, no. 43; Michel, DMG, no. 26.1.a_3
Former Collections:
Kyticas Collection
Material:
glass, black; obsidian (?)
Dimensions:
26 x 20 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anubis; clothing, unspecified; star; scepter, was; wig; clothing: kilt; hieroglyph, ankh; gesture, greeting; crown, double; animal: crocodile; Ouroboros; Horus; vessel: situla
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; vocales

A: Enclosed within the Ouroboros: standing figure of the jackal-headed Anubis and enthroned figure of the falcon-headed Horus facing each other. Horus is crowned and wears a long robe, his right hand is raised in greeting. Anubis is clad in a kilt and holds a situla (or the hieroglyph 'ankh'?) and two was-staves. Above: star, below: crocodile. Between the figures in the free field: ιοι. Inscription around:  νουθιηλιουηινχουθιηλνουνθιηληουχαηιπιθχ → Unidentified voces including vocales.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Bonner 1951 on CBd-422
Michel, BM on CBd-422
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-422

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CBd-422. 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/422 on 28-09-2022.

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