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Magical gem: Cynocephalus (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2105
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9883
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9883
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 150; Michel, DMG, no. 36.1.b_1
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
16 x 12.5 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
turn of the 1st–2nd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
plant: palm branch; animal: cynocephalus; gesture, greeting; uraeus
Divine Names & Voces:
ηλιαμβρω and variants
A: Baboon standing to front, head, also to front, crowned with a uraeus, paws raised in greeting. Above the figure, a palm branch.
B: Inscribed in two lines: ηλια|μβρω → ηλιαμβρω.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2105
Michel, DMG, 36.1.b_1.

Images
Cast of CBd-2105 obverse and reverse in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library
Last modified: 2015-06-19 11:54:02
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2105
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CBd-2105. 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/2105 on 23-05-2022.

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

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