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Magical(?) pendant: Isis, Osiris, Harpocrates
CBd-Number:
CBd-490
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 477, EA 56477
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 477 (EA 56477)
References:
Bonner 1951, no. 4; Michel, BM, no. 90; Michel, DMG, no. 30.6.d_7
Former Collections:
Franks, Sir Augustus Wollaston
Material:
siltstone
Dimensions:
48 x 38 x 5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Isis; crown, Isis-; scepter, unspecified; clothing: starry mantle; clothing, unspecified; clothing: tunic; stars (20); side-lock of youth; crown, hemhem; clothing: kilt; pedestal; uraeus; solar disk; gesture, embrace; scepter, with cow on the top; clothing: mantle; Osiris; Horus; clothing: bandage

A: Enclosed within an irregular square frame interpreted as the starry mantle of the goddess: in the middle, Isis-Hathor-Aphrodite standing to front, head to right, wearing a tunic and mantle on her lower body, and the double feather crown (or Isis-crown?) on her head. In her right: scepter with the figure of a cow on top, her left hand touches the shoulder of Osiris represented in a bandage-like garment. Osiris crowned with the solar disk and an uraeus, in his left hand a scepter, the right hand touches the mantle of the goddess below the waist. At left, behind the goddess, Harpocrates standing to left on a small pedestal or altar, wearing a kilt, and the hemhem crown. Star over his head, one over the heads of Isis-Hathor and Osiris, and eighteen others in vertical columns between the figures and between the group and the margins.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Bonner 1951 on CBd-490
Michel, BM on CBd-490
Gordon 2011, 44, pl. 9.
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-490

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CBd-490. 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/490 on 27-05-2022.

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