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Magical gem: Pantheos (A) Βαϊνχωωωχ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-565
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 542, EA 43117
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 542 (EA 43117)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 167; Michel, DMG, no. 41.1.d_3
Former Collections:
Murch, Rev. C.
Material:
glass, blue
Dimensions:
22 x 16 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Pantheos; crown, atef; Bes, face of; scepter, was; whip; tail of crocodile; tail of bird; tufts on the knees (animal protomes); feet, in the shape of jackal's heads; Ouroboros; cartouche; protomes of animals (4-4)
Divine Names & Voces:
Βαϊνχωωωχ

A: Four-winged Bes-Pantheos striding right on an Ouroboros cartouche enclosing notches to indicate animals. The bearded head is surrounded by notches imitating animal protomes, and crowned with the atef, complete with ram’s horns and uraei. Upper body to front, a large bird’s tail and a crocodile’s tail project from the hips. The god has only one pair of arms: right one holding a whip, left one holding a was-scepter, on the left side another was-scepter. Knees decorated with animal protomes, feet in the shape of jackal’s heads.
B: Inscription in three lines: βαι|νχω|ωωχ → Βαϊνχωωωχ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-565
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-565

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CBd-565. 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/565 on 29-09-2022.

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