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Magical gem: Greek inscription (A) Ibis (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2093
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9877
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9877
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 120; Michel, DMG, no. 27.1.b_3; Mastrocinque, SGG I, no. 100
Former Collections:
Brandenburg, old Electoral Collection
Material:
ironstone
Dimensions:
21 x 15 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
bird: ibis; primeval mound; caduceus
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; δαρυγκω
A: Inscribed in four lines: δαρυ|νκωμ|αγναρ|αι<ω>θ → δαρυγκω, unidentified vox. (In the fourth line the engraver of the gem corrected αιθ to αιωθ.) In the fifth line: characteres.
B: Ibis standing in profile to left on the primeval mound, a caduceus shown diagonally among its feathers. Inscription around: ουι?]φισ → variant of φιβις? (H. Maehler).

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2093
Michel, DMG, 27.1.b_3.
SGG I, no. 100.

Last modified: 2017-04-07 21:02:15
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CBd-2093. 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/2093 on 27-05-2022.

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