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Magical gem: Lion-headed figure (A) vocales (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-165
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 533, EA 35439
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 533 (EA 35439)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 268; Michel, DMG, no. 37.B.3.a_6
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
18 x 14 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, lion-headed; gesture, hand raised to mouth; clothing, unspecified
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales; Βαϊνχωωωχ

A: Lion-headed figure standing with head to left, wearing a long robe. Right hand raised to mouth. In the free field around the figure, beginning at top right: βαινχωωωχ → Βαϊνχωωωχ.
B: Inscription in seven lines: ο|υυ|ωωω|αααα|εεεεε||ηηηηηη|ιιιιιιι → Vocales in pterygoma form.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-165
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-165

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CBd-165. 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/165 on 23-05-2022.

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