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Magical(?) gem: Horus and Isis
CBd-Number:
CBd-538
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 37, ΕA 56037
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 37 (ΕA 56037)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 138; Michel, DMG, no. 16.2.b_4
Former Collections:
Towneley Collection
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
16.5 x 13 x 2.2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Horus; gesture, greeting; clothing: garment; wig; solar disk; hieroglyph, sa; scepter, was; clothing: kilt; Isis; crown, unspecified
A: On the left: the falcon-headed Horus standing to right, wearing a kilt and a wig. On the top of the head the solar disk. He is holding the hieroglyph 'sa' in his right hand and a was-scepter in front of his body in his left hand. On the right: Isis standing to left; she is semi-nude, wearing a short garment, wig and crown (Isis-crown, or double feathers?). She is raising her right hand in a greeting gesture towards Horus and holding the hieroglyph 'sa' in her left.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-538
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-538
Last modified: 2020-12-31 12:38:42
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/538
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CBd-538. 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/538 on 27-05-2022.

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