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Magical gem: Pantheos-Osiris with Isis (A) scarab (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-570
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 525, EA 56525
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 525 (EA 56525)
References:
Bonner 1951, no. 2; Michel, BM, no. 172; Michel, DMG, no. 41.6.c_2
Former Collections:
Budge, E. A. Wallis (1857–1934)
Material:
obsidian (black)
Dimensions:
24 x 17 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Pantheos; crown, unspecified; gesture, arms crossed; Isis; scarab, with outstreched wings; Ouroboros; hieroglyph?; solar disk; wig?; clothing: headcloth?; protomes of animals; primeval mound; Osiris; clothing: bandage
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales

A: Pantheistic Osiris mummy, standing in frontal view upon the primeval mound. Head covered with a headcloth and crowned with the solar disk, and framed by animal protomes, in profile, from left and right. Body wrapped in bandage, arms crossed over the chest. Two pairs of outstretched wings attached to the shoulders behind the figure. In the free field on the left: squatting figure of Isis, to left, with a wig and crown (or hieroglyph) on her head.
B: Ouroboros enclosing a scarab with outstretched wings. Around, inscription beginning at the top on the left: αωιεηωηυοιηυωυωηωαεηιουω → vocales.

Bibliography
Bonner 1951 on CBd-570
Michel, BM on CBd-570
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-570

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CBd-570. 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/570 on 03-10-2022.

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