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Magical gem: Ibis with atef crown (A) κομβαιχωι (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-435
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 258, ΕΑ 56258
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 258 (ΕΑ 56258)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 56; Michel, DMG, no. 27.1.a_3
Former Collections:
Albert Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
16 x 13 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
crown, atef; bird: ibis; primeval mound; Thoth
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; κομβαι and variants

A: Ibis standing to right on the primeval mound, wearing atef-crown complete with ram's horns.
B: Inscription in two lines: κομβαι|χωι → variant of κομβαι.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-435
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-435

 

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CBd-435. 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/435 on 22-05-2022.

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