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Amulet(?) gem: Snake-headed figure
CBd-Number:
CBd-833
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 605; M.CFR 1276 (1917,5-1,1276)
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 605; M.CFR 1276 (1917,5-1,1276)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 475; Michel, DMG, no. 46.4_7
Former Collections:
Franks, Sir Augustus Wollaston
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
24 x 16 mm
Dating:
1st c. BC (Michel)
Iconography:
hieroglyph, ankh; clothing: kilt; scepter, was; solar disk; figure, snake-headed
A: Standing figure of a snake-headed deity wearing kilt, head and feet to left. The snake-head is bearded and topped by the solar disk. Right hand lowered beside the body and holding an ankh-sign, left hand slightly extended and holding an was-scepter.
B: Plain.



Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-833
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CBd-833. 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/833 on 23-05-2022.

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