The CBd
Magical gem: Osiris-Christ figure, characteres
CBd-Number:
CBd-973
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 144, EA 56144
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 144 (EA 56144)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 614; Michel, DMG, no. 39.8.a_5
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
moss agate (white and green)
Dimensions:
42.5 x 25 x 9 mm
Dating:
T. a. q. 1616
Iconography:
base; mummy; clothing: bandage; crown, unspecified; gesture, arms crossed; rays (4); stars (8); globus; pentagram


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A: Herm-like mummy standing on a base, arms crossed in front of the chest. Wears a beard and a crown (of thorns?), mummy bandage decorated with signs and lines. Around, eight six-pointed stars, below, characteres in two lines. At the bottom, a pentagram (on the left) and a globe (on the right).
B: Plain.
Post-antique.

Bibliography
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Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/973
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-973. 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/973 on 01-12-2022.

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