The CBd
Magical pendant: Osiris (A) Ouroboros enclosing inscription and characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-380
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 24, EA 56024
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 24 (EA 56024)
References:
Bonner 1951, no. 1; Michel, BM, no. 1; Michel, DMG, no. 39.1.a_10; Chifletius–Macarius, no. III 14
Former Collections:
Towneley Collection
Material:
stone, green
Dimensions:
45 x 32.5 x 9 mm
Dating:
18th c. (Michel)
Iconography:
clothing: bandage; crook; crown, atef; flail; gesture, arms crossed; Osiris; Ouroboros; pedestal; star
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Ἰάω, variants

A: Osiris as mummy standing to front on pedestal, atef-crown complete with ram's horns and sun disk on the head, hands holding crook and flail.
B: Ouroboros enclosing characteres and inscription: below a star in two lines: αFθχεχ|σωμFχε with the latin letter F, the second epsylon is reversed. Character, below, in five lines: ταλααρ|αιω|ωαρλορο|ντοκο|νβαι → unidentified voces,  including variant of Ἰάω.

The inscription is similar to the inscription on a drawing in Chifletius–Macarius, Abrasax, see CBd-2742.

Bibliography
Bonner 1951 on CBd-380
Michel, BM on CBd-380
Michel, DMG, 311, 39.1.a_10
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-380
 

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CBd-380. 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/380 on 12-12-2017.

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