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Magical gem in modern gold ring: Greek inscription (A) scorpion (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1173
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus-Fortnum _52
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Inventory:
Fortnum 52
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 13.25
Former Collections:
Fortnum Collection
Material:
jasper (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
13.4 (bezel) x 9.5 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Henig - MacGregor)
Iconography:
scorpion
Divine Names & Voces:
ωρθμενχινιαμβων and variants
A: Inscription in three lines in mirror writing: ωτθ|μενιω|χιλμιω → variant of ωρθμενχινιαμβων.
B: Scorpion from above, crawling to top.

Bibliography
Henig - MacGregor 2004, 126, no. 13.25

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CBd-1173. 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/1173 on 21-02-2024.

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Credits by Robert L. Wilkins

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