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Magical gem: Anubis/Seth (A) magical signs (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-425
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,97
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,97
References:
Michel, BM, no. 46; Michel, DMG, no. 20.2.b_1
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
23 x 18 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anubis; hieroglyph, ankh; clothing: kilt/pteryges?; moon, crescent; stars (2); wig?; flail; scepter, unspecified
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; vocales, αεηιουω; Μιχαήλ; Γαβριήλ and variants; Οὐριήλ; Σουριήλ

A: Encircled, standing figure of Anubis (or Seth?), to right, wearing a kilt and wig(?), and holding the hieroglyph 'ankh' in his left hand, staff and flail in his right hand. Next to the head: two stars and a crescent. Inscription around: αεηιουω|ιαω|ουριηλσουριηλγαβριηλμιχαηλ → The Greek vowel series, Ἰάω, Γαβριήλ,  Μιχαήλ, Οὐριήλ, Σουριήλ: the names of four archangels (Uriel, Suriel, Gabriel, Michael).
B: Characteres.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-425
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-425

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CBd-425. 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/425 on 22-05-2022.

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