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Magical gem: Pantheos
CBd-Number:
CBd-563
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 226, ΕA 56226
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 226 (ΕA 56226)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 165; Michel, DMG, no. 41.1_14
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
17 x 12 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Pantheos; cartouche; Ouroboros; tail of bird; tail of crocodile; flail; Bes, face of; crown, unspecified; scepter, unspecified

A: Bes-Pantheos striding right on Ouroboros cartouche enclosing notches to indicate animals. Head crowned, upper body to front, a bird’s tail and a crocodile’s tail project left from the hips. Two pairs of wings and arms, lower arms holding hardly identifiable objects (scepters, a flail). Feet, to right, without the usual jackal’s heads and animal protomes.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-563
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-563

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CBd-563. 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/563 on 22-05-2022.

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