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Magical gem: Ibis tied (?) to an altar, Ἰάω
CBd-Number:
CBd-2094
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_13611
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
13611
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 121; Michel, DMG, no. 27.2.b_4
Former Collections:
Schmidt, C.
Material:
serpentinite (green)
Dimensions:
22 x 18.5 x 5 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd and 3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
bird: ibis; altar; plant: stalks of (3); star
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω
A: Ibis striding to left; behind, an altar crowned with three stalks of plant, to which the bird is tied with a cord (?). Above: a star; on the right: a vertical line. Inscription below the image: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2094
Michel, DMG, 27.2.b_4.

Last modified: 2015-07-12 17:27:16
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2094
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CBd-2094. 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/2094 on 02-10-2022.

Image-ID 6025

Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica