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Magical gem: Lizard (A) Greek text (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1708
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M076
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M076
References:
Michel 2001, no. 92; Michel, DMG, no. 14.1.b_1
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
16.3 x 13 x 3 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: lizard
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
A: Lizard seen from above, crawling to top. Inscription beginning at top right: θυλουρβισ → unidentified voces.
B: Inscribed in two lines: κανσε|θουλε. Perhaps→  κανθὲ σ' οὔλε. 'Eye, be healthy!' (The interpretation of 'σ' is uncertain. However, the inscription including 'σ' seems to appear more frequently on magical gems of the type.)

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1708
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CBd-1708. 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/1708 on 02-10-2022.

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Credits From Michel 2001

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