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Magical gem: Hebrew text (A) Greek text (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1450
ID-Number:
Fr-BnF-CdM_AA.Seyrig.39
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
AA.Seyrig.39
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 276; Spier, Gems, no. 624; Michel, DMG, no. 28.7.a_3; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 651
Former Collections:
Seyrig, Henry (Beirut)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
32 x 18.5 x 3 mm

Description: Rectangular gem. Black haematite. Small chips on the edge.

A: Three lines of Hebrew inscription written in the Samaritan alphabet: 

אין כאל ישרון (ʾyn kʾl yšrwn) → אֵין כָּאֵל יְשֻׁרוּן → "There is no one like the God of Israel" (Deut. 33, 26.).

B: Five lines of Greek inscription: εισθε|οσβο|ηθιμ|αρκι|ανην → εἷς θεὸς βοήθει Μαρκιανήν 'The sole god, help Markiane!'

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1450
Spier, Gems on CBd-1450
Mastrocinque 2014, no. 651.

 

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CBd-1450. 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/1450 on 22-05-2022.

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Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

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Notes Side A and B