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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) mummy of Osiris (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-615
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 60, ΕA 56060
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 60 (ΕA 56060)
References:
Goodenough, JS, III, no. 1161; Michel, BM, no. 217; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.3.a_5; Mastrocinque, SGG I, 207, nr. 107
Former Collections:
Towneley Collection
Material:
chalcedony (colour unspecified); jasper, red
Dimensions:
24 x 17 x 4 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; crown, atef; whip; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; Osiris; gesture, arms crossed
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, palindrome; Ἰάω; Ἀκραμμαχαμαρεί and variants; Λαϊλαμ and variants; vocales, αεηιουω

A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Left hand raised high and holding a whip, right hand hid behind a round shield, bearing the inscription, in three lines: αεηι|ουω|ιαω → the Greek vowel series, Ἰάω. Inscription in the free space, beginning at the head of the figure: λαιλαμ → Λαϊλαμ.
B: Osiris-mummy standing to front on a baseline, wearing atef-crown with ram’s horns, arms crossed in front of the chest. Inscription around the figure, beginning at the bottom left: αβλαναθαναλβαακραμμαχαμαρει → Ἀβλαναθαναλβα-palindrome, Ἀκραμμαχαμαρεί.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-615
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-615

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CBd-615. 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/615 on 04-10-2022.

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