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Magical gem: Greek text (A-B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2325
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_73.AN.1
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
73.AN.1
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 28.8.b_2
Former Collections:
Copley, Noma (New York 1916–2006)
Material:
agate, brown and white
Dimensions:
39 x 35 x 11 mm
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, palindrome; Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, variants
Description: Upright oval, both sides convex, lentoid. Shape 1. White agate with green and brown. Major chips on both sides, large parts broken off and missing.

A: Inscribed in pterygoma, αβλακαθα|ναλβα αβλα[θα]|δαναλβα αβλ[αναθα]|ναλβα| βλαναθα[ναλβ]α|λαναθαναλβα α[ναθ]α|ναλβα|ναθαλβα|αθαλβα|θααβα|αλβα| λβα|β| α → variant of the Ἀβλαναθαναλβα palindrome.
B: απαλλαξον γαιν του πυρετου τοτε ρει...πασησ....δου....κεφ.... → ’Απάλλαξον Γαῒ<α>ν τοῦ πυρετοῦ [καὶ] το<ῦ>τε ῥ{ε}ι[γους κε] πάσης [τῆς ὀ]δού [νης τῆς] κεφ[αλῆς.] 'Deliver Gaia from the fever and also the ‘chills,’ and from all her headache.' [Roy D. Kotansky].

/Description: J. Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Kotansky 1980
Michel, DMG, 28.8.b_2.
Faraone 2012, 12, fig. 1.4, appendix no. 6. 
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Online on CBd-2325

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CBd-2325. 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/2325 on 23-05-2022.

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