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Magical scarab: Osiris on antelope between griffin and lion (A) scarab (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-923
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 352, EA 56352
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 352 (EA 56352)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 564; Michel, DMG, no. 40.2_5
Former Collections:
Blacas Collection
Material:
lapis lazuli (blue)
Dimensions:
16 x 12 x 7 mm
Dating:
1st c. BC (Michel)
Iconography:
griffin; wheel; animal: lion; solar disk; Osiris; gesture, arms crossed; crown, unspecified; animal: antelope?


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A: Frontal view of a figure (Osiris) standing on the back of an antilope-like animal (to represent Seth), to left. The arms of Osiris are crossed in front of the chest, head crowned with a polos-like headgear. On the left, a winged griffin with a wheel, on the right, a sitting lion with the solar disk on its head, both in profile towards Osiris.
B: Profiled as a scarab.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-923
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-923
Last modified: 2014-10-24 21:18:54
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/923
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-923. 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/923 on 28-09-2022.

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