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Gem: Lion carrying Isis and Horus enthroned
CBd-Number:
CBd-962
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 430, EA 56430
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 430 (EA 56430)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 603
Former Collections:
Towneley Collection
Material:
lapis lazuli (blue)
Dimensions:
17 x 17 x 3 mm
Dating:
18th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: lion; Isis; crown, Isis-; crown, double; scorpion; throne; sphinx; gesture, protective


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A: Lion striding right, carrying a throne with lotus frieze and cavetto cornice. On the throne: the head of crowned Isis, with winged arms, protecting the bust of Horus, adorned with the double crown. In front of Horus, a scorpion represented diagonally from right to left, and a sphinx with a bearded human head.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-962
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-962
Last modified: 2014-10-24 22:04:09
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/962
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-962. 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/962 on 04-10-2022.

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