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Magical gem: Jackal-headed snake (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2128
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9870
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9870
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 173; Michel, DMG, no. 55.3.a_3
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
sard (brown)
Dimensions:
22 x 18 x 4 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd–3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
cord; scepter, unspecified; snake, jackal-headed
A: In the centre, a jackal-headed snake, to left. To the right of the figure a scepter, to the left, a cord.
B: Inscription in four lines: γιγαντολε|τιραβαρυο|φιταβαρακι|νεανουηι → voces including γιγαντολέτειρα? (fem. of γιγαντολέτης?), βαρ{υ}οφίτα. 'Giant-slayer, crusher of snakes.'

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2128
Michel, DMG, 55.3.a_3.

Images
Cast of CBd-2128 obverse and reverse in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

Last modified: 2017-06-27 16:28:33
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CBd-2128. 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/2128 on 01-10-2022.

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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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