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Magical gem: Anubis with two staves (A) Μιχαήλ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-426
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 120, EA 56120
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 120 EA (56120)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 47; Michel, DMG, no. 26.1.c_6
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
agate, green to grey
Dimensions:
20 x 20 x 4 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anubis; moon, crescent; star; stars (4); scepters (2); clothing: kilt/pteryges?; scepter, unspecified
Divine Names & Voces:
Μιχαήλ

A: Encircled, standing figure of jackal-headed Anubis, to right, with a staff in each hand. Wears a kilt or armour. On the left: a crescent, on the right: a star.
B: Four stars and inscription: μιχαη →
Μιχαή<λ>. '(Archangel) Michael'.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-426
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-426

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last modified: 2020-12-28 22:05:36
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CBd-426. 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/426 on 23-05-2022.

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