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Magical gem: Pantheos (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-561
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 531, EA 35433
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 531 (EA 35433)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 163; Michel, DMG, no. 41.1.d_1
Material:
lapis lazuli (blue)
Dimensions:
23 x 18 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Pantheos; crown, atef?; Bes, face of; scepters (2); scepter, was; flail; tail of bird; feet, in the shape of jackal's heads; Ouroboros; cartouche; protomes of animals (3-3)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; voces, unidentified; Βαϊνχωωωχ

A: Bes-Pantheos striding right on an Ouroboros cartouche enclosing unidentifiable animals. Bearded head surrounded by six animal protomes and topped with an atef-crown complete with ram’s horns, uraei and sun disk. The god has four wings but only two arms, right one holding a flail, left one holding an was-scepter, to the right and left of the body two more scepters. A bird’s tail projects to the right of the Pantheos, crocodile’s tail missing. Feet in the shape of jackal’s heads, to right.
B: Inscription in ten lines: σμνα|φπχθσαχ|υιαρινχαο|υχιμιχιωχιμ|ιθιαυθαυθου||νιχεθορονθ|ιηαλχαρα|μψαινο|ηρβα|ινχ.
C: On the edge,
belonging to the inscription on the reverse: ωωωχ|αβρασαξ → voces including Βαϊνχωωωχ, Ἀβρασάξ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-561
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-561

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CBd-561. 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/561 on 22-05-2022.

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