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Magical pendant: Two birds (A) Ἰάω (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-128
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 246, EA 56246
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 246 (EA 56246)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 414; Michel, DMG, no. 27.2.d_12
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
serpentine (green to black)
Dimensions:
25 x 19 x 5 mm
Dating:
4th–5th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
birds (2); star; uraeus
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω

A: Two birds with long necks and legs proceeding towards each other. Above, on the left: a star, on the right: uraeus serpent.
B: Inscription between two horizontal lines: ιαω → Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-128
Michel, DMG, 27.2.d_12
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-128

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CBd-128. 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/128 on 29-09-2022.

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