The CBd
Magical gem in an ancient gold pendant: Osiris in papyrus boat (A); Sarapis (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-462
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 56
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 56
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 1; Michel, DMG, no. 39.4.a_2
Former Collections:
Bonner, Campbell (1876 Nashville – 1954 Ann Arbor)
Material:
jasper (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
27 x 20 x 3 mm
Iconography:
animal: cynocephalus; bird: falcon; boat, papyrus; clothing: bandage; clothing: garment; crown, atef; crown, Isis-; gesture, arms crossed; gesture, protective; Isis; modius; Nephthys; Osiris; Sarapis; scepter, was; sistrum
Divine Names & Voces:
Βαϊνχωωωχ

A: Osiris as a mummy, standing to front in a papyrus boat, wearing the atef-crown complete with ram's horns and uraei. On the right, facing him: a winged goddess with horns and a disk on her head (Isis-crown), holding sistrum;*  on the left: a winged goddess wearing the atef-crown, holding sistrum (Isis and Nephthys, both wearing long garments). Was-scepters on each side, between the goddesses and Osiris. On the upturned right end of the boat: a cynocephalus; on the left end: a crowned hawk.
B: Sarapis as a mummy standing to front on pedestal, his head, to right, crowned with modius. Around the edge: βαινχωωωχ → Βαϊνχωωωχ.

* Pace Bonner, SMA on CBd-462. Cf. Nagy /comm. 2009/ on CBd-462

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-462

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

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CBd-462. 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/462 on 13-12-2017.

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