The CBd
Magical gem: Horus on the lotus (A) lion (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1321
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_26158
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
26158
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 75; Michel, DMG, no. 19.1.a_25
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
20 x 18 x 4 mm
Iconography:
animal: lion; bucranion; flail; gesture, hand raised to mouth; Harpocrates seated with legs extended; Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; moon, crescent; solar disk?; stars (2); stars (9)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω

A: Harpocrates sitting with legs extended, to left, upon a lotus flower. Right hand raised to mouth, left hand bent in elbow and holding a flail. Head crowned with the solar disk(?). Behind the figure, an eight-pointed star and a crescent, and another eight-pointed star in front of him. Inscription above the figure: αβρασα|ξ → Ἀβρασάξ, below the lotus: Ἰάω.
B: Lion striding in profile, to left, its right forepaw rests on the skull of an ox. Around, nine(?) stars.

Bibliography

Bonner, SMA on CBd-1321
Michel, DMG, 19.1.a_25
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-1321

Last modified: 2016-02-10 12:46:37
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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1321. 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/1321 on 14-12-2017.

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