The CBd
Magical gem: Isis lactans (A) Bes (B) τασβερβερετες (C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-456
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 37
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 37
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 31; Michel, DMG, no. 30.1.b_6
Former Collections:
Bonner, Campbell (1876 Nashville – 1954 Ann Arbor)
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
17 x 15 x 3 mm
Iconography:
Bes; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; crown, of feathers; feather; gesture, greeting; Harpocrates; Isis lactans; moon, crescent; side-lock of youth; solar disk; star; throne
Divine Names & Voces:
αθθα βαθθα and variants; τασβερβερετας and variants

A: Isis lactans seated to right, on a throne, wearing tunic and mantle, and holding Horus on her knees. On her head a crown (Isis-crown, or double feathers?), disk over the head of Horus. Horus's right hand is raised in greeting. Round margin: αθθα βαθθα.
B: Bes standing to front, three feathers on his head; crescent on the right, star on the left.
C: τασβερβερετες.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-456

Images
See the photography by G. Kornbluth
(In: 'Abrasax gems' of Kornbluth Photography)
Image of A in the Amulet Collection of the&160;Special Collections Library
Image of B in the Amulet Collection of the&160;Special Collections Library

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CBd-456. 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/456 on 12-12-2017.

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