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Magical gem: Youth standing on stele (A) characteres and inscription (B-C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1958
ID-Number:
DE-Köln-Institut für Altertumskunde_G 1
Collection:
DE_Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde der Universität
Inventory:
G 1
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln 28; Michel, DMG, no. 55.1.a_1
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
25.5 x 19.8 x 3.8 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
figure, male; gesture, lying; stele; moon, crescent?; solar disk?
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

A: Nude youth standing to right, with hands lowered beside his body, atop a gabled stele lying on its side. Behind him: vertical lines of characteres. On the stele: two lines of characteres, including the signs of the sun and the moon.
B: Letters in mirror writing: ωνιχ, character. 
C: Inscription around: ακλλθειθωεκβηλμισπαβουσαμεχιχχθουρηυααθειωμαλσλλθαα.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln on CBd-1958

 


 

 



 

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CBd-1958. 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/1958 on 22-05-2022.

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