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Magical gem in antique gold mount: Anguipes (A) mummy of Osiris (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-617
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 64, EA 56064
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 64 (EA 56064)
References:
Goodenough, JS, III, no. 1160; Michel, BM, no. 219; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.3.a_6
Former Collections:
Towneley Collection
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
17.5 x 11 x 4 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; whip; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; stars (7); crown, unspecified; clothing: bandage; Osiris
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω

A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Right hand raised high and holding a whip, left hand holding a round shield. Inscription in the shield: ι|αω → Ἰάω. In the free field: seven eight-pointed stars.
B: Standing Osiris mummy, to front, wearing crown, arms not visible. Inscription around the mummy, beginning on the bottom left side: αβρασαξ → Ἀβρασάξ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-617
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-617

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CBd-617. 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/617 on 03-10-2022.

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