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Magical gem: Horus as child, scarab (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-503
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 134, EA 56134
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 134 (EA 56134)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 103; Michel, DMG, no. 19.2.a_2
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
16 x 11 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
scarab; Ouroboros; plant: lotus flower; gesture, hand raised to mouth; solar disk; side-lock of youth; Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; rays?
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Μιχαήλ; Ἰζαήλ

A: Ouroboros enclosing Harpocrates sitting to right on a scarab. His knees are drawn up, his left hand raised to his mouth, right hand holds a lotus stalk with one bud. A long side-lock of youth is falling to his neck; on the top of his head a solar disk, on the back of the head three scratches (rays?).
B: Inscribed in three lines: μιχαηλ | [- -]ιζαηλια|ω → Μιχαήλ.Ἰζαήλ. Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-503
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-503

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CBd-503. 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/503 on 22-05-2022.

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