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Magical gem: Horus holding two falcons (A) Σαβαώθ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-536
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 41, ΕA 56041
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 41 (ΕA 56041)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 136; Michel, DMG, no. 16.2.b_1
Former Collections:
Hamilton Collection
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
17 x 13 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
bird: falcons (2); crown, of Lower Egypt; crown, of Upper Egypt; Horus; clothing: kilt; plant: lotus flower; plant: lotus buds (2); headband
Divine Names & Voces:
Σαβαώθ

A: Horus standing in frontal view between two long lotus stalks with buds. He is wearing a kilt and a band in his hair. His arms are outstreched sidelong, he is holding crowned falcons on both his palms; the falcons are wearing the crowns of Lower Egypt (left one) and Upper Egypt (right one).
B: Inscribed in three lines: σα|βαω|θ → Σαβαώθ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-536
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-536

Images
Cast of CBd-536 obverse and reverse in the the Gems Database of the Beazley Archive, Oxford.
 

Last modified: 2019-10-28 14:51:22
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CBd-536. 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/536 on 23-05-2022.

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