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Magical gem: Altar, crescent, star (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1174
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus_1944.94
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Inventory:
1944.94
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 13.26
Former Collections:
Beazley, Sir John
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
16 x 12 x 2 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Henig - MacGregor)
Iconography:
altar; moon, crescent; star; modius
Logoi:
χαβραχ-logos

A: Along the vertical axis of the gem, from bottom to top: altar, eight-pointed star, crescent open to bottom, modius.
B: Inscription in five lines: χαβραχ|φνεσχνη|φικοφιου|ωφωωχ|ωβωχ → χαβραχ-logos.

Bibliography
Henig - MacGregor 2004, 127, no. 13.26
 

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CBd-1174. 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/1174 on 21-02-2024.

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