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Magical scarab: Animal-headed figure (A) scarab (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-925
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 91, EA 56091
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 91 (EA 56091)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 566
Material:
amethyst (purple)
Dimensions:
13 x 9 x 6.5 mm
Dating:
1st c. BC (Michel)
Iconography:
clothing: kilt; crown, atef; figure, with indistinct animal head; scepter, was; vessel: situla?
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified


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A: Frontal view of an animal-headed figure, head in profile to right. The figure wears a kilt, upper body nude, head crowned with the atef, complete with ram's horns. Both arms lowered beside the body, right hand holding a situla (?), left hand holding a was-scepter. Inscription on both sides of the figure, around the edge: παεγιυ → unidentified vox.
B: Profiled as a scarab.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-925
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=60278&partid=1&searchText=56091&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-925
Last modified: 2014-10-24 21:49:22
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/925
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-925. 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/925 on 04-10-2022.

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