The CBd
Magical gem: Osiris recumbent (A) Δαμναμενεύ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-388
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 412, EA 56412
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 412 (EA 56412)
References:
Bonner 1951, no. 3; Michel, BM, no. 9; Michel, DMG, no. 39.2.b_1
Former Collections:
Blacas Collection
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
15 x 20 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
bird: falcons (2); clothing: bandage; crown, unspecified; gesture, lying; hieroglyph?; moon, crescent; Osiris; scarab; snake; star
Divine Names & Voces:
Δαμναμενεύς

A: The mummy of Osiris, lying, crown (or hieroglyph?) on the head. Around him: a snake, above them: two birds (falcons) with crown, a star, a scarab, a crescent.
B: Inscription in two lines: δαμνα|μενευ → Δαμναμενεύ (in vocative form?).

Bibliography
Bonner 1951 on CBd-388
Michel, BM on CBd-388
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-388

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CBd-388. 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/388 on 14-12-2017.

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