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Magical scarab: Horus sitting on lotus flower (A) scarab (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-926
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 71, EA 56071
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 71 (EA 56071)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 567; Michel, DMG, no. 19.1.b_22
Former Collections:
Towneley Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
18.5 x 14 x 7 mm
Dating:
1st c. BC / 1st c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; plant: lotus buds (2); flail; solar disk; gesture, hand raised to mouth
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified


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A: Horus as a child sitting nude, with knees drawn up, on a lotus flower with two buds, in profile to right. Right hand holding a flail, left hand raised to mouth, hair indicated, head crowned with the solar disk. Inscription around the edge, at the bottom from left to right:  αισαμοσει → unidentified voces.
B: Profiled as a scarab.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-926
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-926

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CBd-926. 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/926 on 29-09-2022.

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