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Magical gem: Greek inscription, palm branch (A) characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1797
ID-Number:
US-NY-ANS_0000.999.35702
Collection:
US_New York, American Numismatic Society
Inventory:
0000.999.35702
References:
Schwartz–Schwartz, 64; Spier, Gems, no. 173
Former Collections:
Newell, Edward T. Collection
Material:
granite, grey to black
Dimensions:
12.9 x 12.9 x 4.4 mm
Iconography:
plant: palm branch
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰησοῦς
A: Inscription in two lines: ιησο|υβοη|θι → Ἰησοῦ, βοήθ<ε>ι. 'Jesus, help me.'  Below, to the right: palm branch.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Schwartz - Schwartz on CBd-1797
Spier, Gems on CBd-1797
The American Numismatic Society Collections database on CBd-1797

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CBd-1797. 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/1797 on 06-02-2023.

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