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Magical gem: Helioros/Harpocrates (A) logos (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-138
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 334, EA 56334
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 334 (EA 56334)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 270; Michel, DMG, no. 37.B.3.a_2
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
serpentine (green to black)
Dimensions:
16 x 13 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Horus?; clothing, unspecified; gesture, hand raised to mouth; pedestal
Logoi:
βακαξιχυχ-logos and variants

A: Fragmented figure of Helioros / Harpocrates, standing in profile to left upon a pedestal, right hand raised to mouth, left hand resting on the hip. The figure, originally probably lion-headed, wears a long robe.
B: Inscription in seven lines: χυχ|βαχυχ|βακαχυχ|βακαζαχυχ|βακαξιχυχ||βαινχω|ωωχ → βακαξιχυχ-logos.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-138
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-138

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CBd-138. 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/138 on 29-09-2022.

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