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Magical gem: Osiris-mummy lying on lion (A) characteres, vocales (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1096
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_10.130.1393
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
10.130.1393
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 8; Michel, DMG, no. 39.5.b_1
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
22 x 29 mm x 3 mm
Dating:
ca. 2nd–3rd c. AD (MM Coll. website)
Iconography:
animal: lion; Anubis; clothing, unspecified; crown, Isis-; gesture, greeting; gesture, protective; Isis; key (3-bitted); Nephthys; Osiris; solar disk
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales, αεηιουω; Ἀβρασάξ; Βαϊνχωωωχ

A: Mummy of Osiris in bandage, head crowned with the solar disk, to left, lying on the back of a lion striding left. Behind them: Anubis standing to left, clothed, right hand raised in greeting, left hand holding a key. On both sides: winged Isis and Nephthys, with Isis-crowns on their heads, protecting the mummy of Osiris. Inscription around the edge, beginning at bottom left: βαινχωωωχαβρασαξ → Βαϊνχωωωχ, Ἀβρασάξ.
B: Inscription in three lines: two lines of characteres, below: αεηιουω → The Greek vowel series.
  
Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1096
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1096 

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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1096. 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/1096 on 12-12-2017.

Image-ID 3877

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1393)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1393)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1393)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1393)

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Credits From Bonner, SMA

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Credits From Bonner, SMA

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