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Scarab: Enthroned figures and two adorers (A) scarab (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-967
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 578, EA 51868
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 578 (EA 51868)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 608
Former Collections:
Hamilton Collection
Material:
albite, green
Dimensions:
21 x 16 x 10 mm
Dating:
18th–19th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, male; columns (2); throne; uraei (2); solar disk; scepter, unspecified; plant: reed leaf; hieroglyph, mn; figures, unidentified (2); scene, sacrifice


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A: Enclosed within a frame around the edge of the stone and resembling an Ouroboros, an enthroned figure (on the right) approached by two smaller figures with staffs. The enthroned figure is crowned with the solar disk and uraei, and holds a reed leaf in his right hand and a tall scepter in his left hand. The scene is flanked by two short columns on the sides, and the mn-hieroglyph above.
B: Profiled as a scarab.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-967
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=61773&partid=1&searchText=Michel+2001+608&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx&currentPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-967
Last modified: 2014-10-24 22:05:42
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/967
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-967. 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/967 on 06-02-2023.

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