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Amulet gem: Bust of Sarapis, διαφύλασσε
CBd-Number:
CBd-407
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 135, ΕA 56135
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 135 (ΕA 56135)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 28; Michel, DMG, no. 45.3.c_2
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
15.5 x 11 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Sarapis; modius; clothing, unspecified

A: Bust of Sarapis in profile, to left, with calathus on the head. Inscription around: διαφυλλασσε → διαφύλασσε. 'Protect me!'
B: Plain.

For a close parallel, see CBd-2982.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-407
Gordon 2011, 43, pl. 2.
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-407
 

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CBd-407. 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/407 on 24-05-2022.

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