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Magical gem: Horus as a child, Greek inscription
CBd-Number:
CBd-989
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 163, EA 56163
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 163 (EA 56163)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 630
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
siltstone
Dimensions:
21 x 16 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
17th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Harpocrates seated with legs extended; flail; clothing, unspecified; clothing: mantle; gesture, hand raised to mouth; nimbus; object, unidentified; rays (9)
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified


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A: Horus a child, sitting to right on an unidentified object (scarab?), wearing a short robe and a chlamys. Right hand in front of the body, holding a flail, left hand raised to mouth. Head surrounded with a nimbus with nine rays (Michel). Below, inscription in three lines: ιεουωνωαραβλαη|μαρηωιδδδηανου|βααθημρω[- - -]λ.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-989
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=60323&partid=1&searchText=56163&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-989
Last modified: 2014-10-24 22:16:03
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/989
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CBd-989. 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/989 on 06-02-2023.

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