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Magical gem: Standing falcon-headed Horus with voces (A) θωζαξαζωθ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-539
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,99
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,99
References:
Michel, BM, no. 139; Michel, DMG, no. 16.2.a_2
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
15 x 16 x 4.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
solar disk; clothing: kilt; hieroglyph, ankh; scepter, with falcon on the top; Horus
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Σαβαώθ; θωζαξαζωθ
A: Standing falcon-headed Horus, his head in profile, to left. He is wearing a kilt, on the top of the head the solar disk. He is holding a long scepter with a falcon on the top in his right hand and the hieroglyph 'ankh' in his left hand. Around, beginning top right: αβρασα[.][.]αβαωθ → Ἀβρασά[ξ], [Σ]αβαώθ.
B: Inscribed in two lines: θωζα|ξαζωθ → θωζαξαζωθ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-539
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-539
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Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/539
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CBd-539. 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/539 on 23-05-2022.

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