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Magical gem: Isis with Harpocrates (A) Hermanubis (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-517
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,102
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,102
References:
Michel, BM, no. 117; Michel, DMG, no. 30.2.c_1
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
beryl, green
Dimensions:
21.5 x 17.5 x 6 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Isis; globus; clothing: mantle; clothing: garment; snake; Hermanubis; scorpion; kerykeion; gesture, ithyphallic; animal: crocodile, falcon-headed; crown, double; wig; Horus; crown, Isis-
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
A: Isis and Harpocrates standing in three-quarter view on a falcon-headed crocodile, the heads facing right. Isis is wearing a long garment, on her head the Isis-crown and a wig. She is holding a snake in her outstreched left hand and leading her son with her right. Harpocrates is looking at his mother, he is wearing the double crown of Egypt on his head. Around, in the free space: inscription and characteres in two lines. On the left, beginning at the bottom: ζανταντου[- -]. On the right, beginning at the top: [- -]αριματραυι → unidentified voces.
B: Ithyphallic, man-like cynocephalus standing to left on a globe, wearing mantle and holding a kerykeion in his right (Hermanubis). The left hand is missing. Under the kerykeion a scorpion.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-517
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-517
 
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CBd-517. 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/517 on 03-10-2022.

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