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Scarab: Isis and Zeus (A) scarab (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-930
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 348, EA 56348
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 348 (EA 56348)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 571
Former Collections:
Blacas Collection
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
18 x 14 x 7 mm
Dating:
2nd–1st c. BC (Michel)
Iconography:
Isis; Zeus; clothing: garment; vessel: patera; vessel: situla; sistrum; scepter, unspecified; crown, unspecified


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A: Isis and Zeus in profile, facing each other. Isis, on the left, wearing a long robe, right hand lowered beside the body and holding a situla, left hand bent in elbow and outstretched, holding a sistrum. Zeus holding a patera in his lowered right hand and a scepter in his raised left hand.
B: Profiled as a scarab.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-930
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-930
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Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/930
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CBd-930. 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/930 on 04-10-2022.

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