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Magical gem: Pantheos
CBd-Number:
CBd-566
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 521, EA 56521
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 521 (EA 56521)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 168; Michel, DMG, no. 41.1_5
Former Collections:
Ready, A.
Material:
glass, blue
Dimensions:
19 x 15 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Pantheos; crown, atef?; scorpion; flail; tail of crocodile; tail of bird; feet, in the shape of jackal's heads; Ouroboros; cartouche; scepter, unspecified

A: Four-winged Pantheos striding right on Ouroboros cartouche enclosing notches to indicate animals. Roughly worked out head crowned with the atef (?), and presumably surrounded by animal protomes. The god has only two arms: right one holding flail, left one scorpion. Behind the wings: scepters. Upper body to front, a bird’s tail and a crocodile’s tail project from the hips. Knees decorated with animal protomes, feet in the shape of jackal’s heads.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-566
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-566

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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-566. 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/566 on 27-05-2022.

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