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Magical gem: Ibis tied to an altar (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1956
ID-Number:
DE-Köln-Institut für Altertumskunde_22
Collection:
DE_Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde der Universität
Inventory:
22
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln 22; Michel, DMG, no. 27.2.a_7
Former Collections:
Matouk, Fouad S. Collection
Material:
stone, brown to black
Dimensions:
26 x 19.7 x 4.2 mm
Dating:
second half of 2nd–first half of 3rd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
bird: ibis, tied to an altar; cord; plant: stalks of (3); globus
A: Ibis, striding in profile to left, with wings slightly spreaded. The bird is tied with a cord at the neck to an altar behind it on the right. The cylindrical altar is topped with three stalks of plant. Above: a globus.
B: Inscription in three lines: πεπ|πεπ|πεπ → πέπ<τε>, πέπ<τε>, πέπ<τε>.  'Digest! Digest! Digest!'.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln on CBd-1956
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Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1956
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CBd-1956. 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/1956 on 22-05-2022.

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