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Magical gem: Cynocephalus (A) Greek text (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1749
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M008
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M008
References:
Michel 2001, no. 142; Michel, DMG, no. 36.1.b_4
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
17.4 x 13.1 x 3.6 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: cynocephalus; stars (2); snake; plant: palm branch; gesture, ithyphallic; gesture, greeting
A: Ithyphallic baboon, squatting to front, head topped with a snake, which holds a palm branch in its mouth. Six-pointed star in both hands of the baboon.
B: Inscription in eight lines: ηλιαμ|βρωνη|νεμορω|ποιησατε|απονοντο||υστομαχ|ουμαρι|αν →  ηλιαμβρων ηνεμορω. Ποίησατε ἄπονον τοῦ στομάχου Μαρίαν. 

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1749
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CBd-1749. 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/1749 on 22-05-2022.

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Credits From Michel 2001

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