The CBd
Magical gem: Isis and Horus as a child (A) Ἰαεω-palindrome (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-394
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 541, EA 43115
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 541 (EA 43115)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 15; Michel, DMG, no. 30.2.b_1
Material:
jasper (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
20 x 14 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
clothing: garment; clothing: veil; crown, unspecified; flail; gesture, hand raised to mouth; Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; Isis; pedestal; side-lock of youth ?; solar disk
Logoi:
Ἰαεω‑palindrome

A: Horus sitting on a pedestal, holding flail in his left hand, head crowned with the solar disk, right hand raised to mouth. Behind him: crowned Isis kneeling, wearing peplos and a veil.
B: Inscription in eight lines: ιαεωβ|αφρενεμ|ουνοθιλαρ|ικριφιαευε|αιφιρκιραλι||θονυομεν|ερφαβω|εαι →
Ἰαεω-palindrome.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-394
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-394

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CBd-394. 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/394 on 11-12-2017.

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