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Magical gem: Crescent and star (A) Greek inscription (A-B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2029
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_12385
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
12385
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 53; Michel, DMG, no. 55.6_1
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
glass, blue
Dimensions:
15 x 10 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
1st–3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
star; moon, crescent
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; voces, unidentified
A: Large crescent, open to top, with an eight-pointed star above. Inscription below the crescent: ιστε[..]α → unidentified vox.
B: Inscription: αβρασ[α]ξ →  Ἀβρασ[ά]ξ.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2029
Michel, DMG, 55.6_1.

Images
Cast of CBd-2029 obverse  in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library
Last modified: 2017-08-02 15:43:52
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2029
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2029. 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/2029 on 22-05-2022.

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Notes Cast preserved in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

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