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Magical gem: Pantheos (A) vox (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-564
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 159, EA 56159
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 159 (EA 56159)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 166; Michel, DMG, no. 41.1_3
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
lapis lazuli (blue)
Dimensions:
17 x 13 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Pantheos; crown, unspecified; Bes, face of; scepters (2); tail of crocodile; tail of bird; protomes of animals; tufts on the knees (animal protomes); Ouroboros; cartouche; scepter, unspecified
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

A: Four-winged Bes-Pantheos striding right on Ouroboros cartouche enclosing notches to indicate animals. Head crowned and surrounded by animal protomes, upper body to front, a bird’s tail and a crocodile’s tail project from the hips, knees are thickened to imitate animal protomes, feet without the usual jackal-heads. Arms holding spear-like scepters.
B: Inscription in two lines: οροθ|ορρει → unidentified vox.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-564
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-564

Last modified: 2021-03-08 13:04:47
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CBd-564. 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/564 on 02-10-2022.

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