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Magical gem: βαρχα (A) crab (B) αεηιουω (C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2389
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_85.AN.444.3
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
85.AN.444.3
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 33.1.a_3
Former Collections:
Kagan, Jonathan H. (New York)
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
10 x 9 x 0.4 mm
Iconography:
crab
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales, αεηιουω; βαρχαι and variants
Description: Octagonal, both sides flat. Shape 8–9. Yellow Jasper. Intact.

A: Greek inscription: βαρχα → variant of the vox βαρχαι. 
B: Crab seen from above.
C: Inscription with one vowel on each face of the octagonal edge: αεηιουω → the Greek vowel series. 

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 33.1.a_3.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Online on CBd-2389
Last modified: 2017-09-17 17:58:59
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2389
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2389. 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/2389 on 23-05-2022.

Image-ID 6205

Rights © The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California, Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan

Notes Side A and B

Image-ID 6198

Rights © The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California, Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan

Notes Side A

Image-ID 5745

Rights © The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California, Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan

Notes Side B

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