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Magical Gem: Greek inscription (A-B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1831
ID-Number:
DK_Copenhagen, Dfa 591
Collection:
DK_Copenhagen, National Museum
Inventory:
Dfa 591
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 28.7.b_4; Spier, Gems, no. 169
Former Collections:
Monrad, Peter Johann Collection
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
17.3 x 13.3 x 3.6 mm
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; voces, unidentified; Ἀδωναΐ; Σαβαώθ, variants; Ἰησοῦς; Χριστός

Description: Both sides upright oval and flat. Shape 8–9. Red jasper gem, damaged at the edges of side A.

A: Greek inscription in six lines: ισου|χρειστ|οσθεουυ|ψιστουσ|σωτηρ||κιρρα → Ἰ<η>σοῦ<ς> Χρ{ε}ιστός θεοῦ ὑψίστου{σ} σωτήρ κιρρα. 'Jesus Christ, (son) of the most high God, Saviour.' vox? 
B: Greek inscription in six lines: ιαω|σαβα|ωελω|αιαδ|ωνα||ι → voces including  Ἰάω, Σαβαώ, Ἀδωναΐ.

Bibliography
Eitrem 1939, 82–83, no. 169.
Spier, Gems on CBd-1831

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CBd-1831. 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/1831 on 21-02-2024.

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side A

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Notes Side B

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Notes Cast of side A

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