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Magical gem: Winged mummy (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-674
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 454, ΕA 56454
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 454 (ΕA 56454)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 288; Michel, DMG, no. 41.6.c_3
Former Collections:
Merlin Collection
Material:
serpentine (green to black)
Dimensions:
30 x 25 x 4 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
mummy; gesture, arms crossed; flails (2); headband; Osiris; clothing: garment; gesture, hand raised to mouth; figure, female; protomes of animals (2); base; clothing: bandage
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω; Ἀδωναΐ; Ἰάω, variants; Σαβαώθ, variants; σουμαρτα and variants; Μιχαήλ

A: In the center: four-winged mummy with two animal protomes as heads (jackal-heads?) standing on a base constructed of two groundlines. Below the wings, on the left: the mummy of Osiris, holding a flail in each hand; on the right: a female figure standing head to left, wearing a long garment and headband, left hand lowered beside the body, right hand raised to mouth. Illegible inscription in three lines around the edge at the top.
B: Inscription in eight lines: ιαωσ|αβαω[..]|βαωαβρ|ασαξμι|χαηλσου|μαρταα|δωναι|ιεω → voces including Ἰάω, Σαβαώ, Ἀβρασάξ, Μιχαήλ, σουμαρτα, Ἀδωναΐ, variant of Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-674
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-674

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CBd-674. 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/674 on 27-05-2022.

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