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Magical gem: Crowned figure holding scepter (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-942
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 47, EA 56047
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 47 (EA 56047)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 583
Former Collections:
Towneley Collection
Material:
jasper (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
28 x 23 x 4 mm
Dating:
17th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
clothing: kilt; clothing: mantle; clothing: headcloth; crown, atef; scepter, with bird on the top; column; figure, male
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified


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A: Figure standing to front, head in profile to left, wearing kilt and a mantle. Left arm lowered beside the body, right arm stretched out to the side and holding a scepter with a bird on the top (resembling a was-scepter). Head covered with a headcloth and crowned with the atef. On the right, a short column.
B: Inscription in four lines:  [.]αρουχισ|βιου|ουεσ|βεχο → unidentified voces.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-942
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-942
Last modified: 2015-01-09 14:19:35
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/942
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-942. 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/942 on 04-10-2022.

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