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Magical gem: Osiris-Christ figure (A) characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-975
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 130, EA 56130
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 130 (EA 56130)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 616; Michel, DMG, no. 39.8.a_8
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
20 x 15 x 4 mm
Dating:
17th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
base; clothing: bandage; mummy; stars (2); stars (7); gesture, arms crossed; crown, unspecified


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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?). On the two sides of the head, five-pointed stars with a long tail; below, (astrological?) signs.
B: Seven six-pointed stars and signs.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-975
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=60575&partid=1&searchText=Michel+2001+616&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx&currentPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-975
Last modified: 2015-01-09 14:14:13
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/975
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-975. 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/975 on 27-05-2022.

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