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Magical gem: Sarapis enthroned, with Cerberus
CBd-Number:
CBd-411
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 487, ΕA 56487
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 487 (ΕA 56487)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 32; Michel, DMG, no. 45.1.d_1
Material:
lapis lazuli (blue)
Dimensions:
14 x 11 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Cerberus; Sarapis; clothing: mantle; nimbus; rays (7); throne; modius; clothing: garment; scepter, unspecified
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; vocales; βαλαμβηχ; βερια; Ἀβραάμ

A: Frontal view of Sarapis enthroned, with modius, nimbus and seven rays, wearing a long robe. His left hand holding a long scepter, his right hand outstretched over the three-headed figure of Cerberus. Inscription: αβρααμ|αο|βαλαμβηχειβεριαεβθπεη|υιανουθινινθηρ → Ἀβραάμ, vocales, βαλαμβηχ, vocales, βερια, unidentified voces. 
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-411
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-411

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CBd-411. 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/411 on 23-05-2022.

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