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Magical gem in modern gold ring: Osiris and Anubis as mummy, obelisk with Ἰάω
CBd-Number:
CBd-93
ID-Number:
GB-Cambridge, Fitzwilliam_B 312 (CM)
Collection:
GB_Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum
Inventory:
B 312 (CM)
References:
Henig, Cambridge, no. 493; Michel, DMG, no. 39.7_3
Former Collections:
Mayer Collection
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
18 x 14 x 3 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Henig)
Iconography:
Anubis as mummy; Osiris; gesture, arms crossed; gesture, ithyphallic; throne; obelisk; star; crown, atef; clothing: bandage
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω
A: On the left, jackal-headed, ithyphallic Anubis as mummy, to right. On the right, the mummified Osiris, seated on a throne with arms crossed in front of the chest, head crowned with the atef-crown. Next to his head, an eight-pointed star. Between the figures, an obelisk, with an inscription running from top to bottom: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: Plain.
Mounted in a post-antique gold ring.

Bibliography
Henig 1994, 222-23, no. 493.
Michel, DMG, 39.7_3
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CBd-93. 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/93 on 23-05-2022.

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