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Magical gem: Lizard (A) Greek text (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1255
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_11921
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
11921
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 123; Michel, DMG, no. 14.1.a_3
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
plasma (green)
Dimensions:
22.9 x 16.5 x 4.5 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Philipp)
Iconography:
animal: lizard; moon, crescent
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
A: Lizard from above, crawling to top. Above, a lying crescent, open to bottom. Letters scattered in the free field: πηρα. Perhaps → πηρά. 'Blind'?   
B: Inscribed in two lines: κανθε|ουλε → κανθὲ οὖλε. 'Eye, be healthy!'

Cf. CBd-1792

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-1255
Michel, DMG, 14.1.a_3.

Images
Cast of CBd-1255 obverse and reverse in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

Last modified: 2015-06-15 14:41:10
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CBd-1255. 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/1255 on 01-10-2022.

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Notes Cast preserved in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

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