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Magical gem: Animal-headed figure (A) βακαξιχυχ-logos (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-186
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 86, EA 56086
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 86 (EA 56086)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 269; Michel, DMG, no. 37.B.3.a_7
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
19 x 11 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, lion-headed; solar disk; gesture, hand raised to mouth; rays (4); clothing: garment
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales
Logoi:
βακαξιχυχ-logos and variants; σισισρω-logos

A: Animal-headed figure (S. Michel: lion-headed figure) standing to left, wearing a long garment. On the head: solar disk and four rays, right hand raised to mouth. Inscription: σισιρω|σισιφερ[- - -] → σισισρω-logos.
B: Inscription in five lines: αιηα|χυχβ|αχυχ|βαχα|χυχ → Vocales, variant of βακαξιχυχ-logos.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-186
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-186

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CBd-186. 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/186 on 23-05-2022.

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