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Magical gem: Goat-legged figure holding snakes
CBd-Number:
CBd-1003
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,107
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,107
References:
Michel, BM, no. 644; Michel, DMG, no. 36.3_2
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
24 x 17 x 4 mm
Dating:
17th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, goat-legged; snakes (2); stars (2)
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified


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A: Animal-headed (jackal or donkey?) figure, to front, with snakes in both hands. The figure is goat-legged, upper body nude, fell indicated on thighs. In the free field above the snakes: an eight-pointed star on both sides. Inscription on the left edge, from bottom to top: γλιοραω. Below the figure: χλ. On the right edge, from bottom to top: ρμλεσο → unidentified voces.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-1003
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=60967&partid=1&searchText=Michel+2001+644&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-1003

Last modified: 2019-11-04 20:39:22
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1003
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CBd-1003. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1003 on 27-05-2022.

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