The CBd
Magical pendant: Isis lactans (A) Bes (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1029
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 38
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 38
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 32; Michel, DMG, no. 30.1.b_10
Former Collections:
Bonner, Campbell (1876 Nashville – 1954 Ann Arbor)
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
19 x 18 x 3 mm
Iconography:
Bes; clothing: garment; crown, of feathers; gesture, greeting; Harpocrates; Isis lactans; moon, crescent; solar disk?; star; throne
Divine Names & Voces:
αθθα βαθθα and variants; τασβερβερετας and variants

A: Isis, wearing a long robe, seated to the right with infant Horus on her knees. Horus, crowned with the solar disk, raises his right hand in greeting. Inscription at the sides, beginning on the left: αθθα; on the right, from bottom to top (retrograde): βαθθα → αθθα βαθθα.
B: Bes, crowned with three feathers; crescent on the right open to the left, star on the left.
C: On the edge, τασβερβερετας.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1029

Images
Image of A in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library
Image of B in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library

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CBd-1029. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1029 on 17-12-2017.

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