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Magical gem: Ithyphallic baboon (A) βιαω (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-430
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 490, EA 56490
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 490 (EA 56490)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 51; Michel, DMG, no. 42.1.a_7
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
13 x 9 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: cynocephalus; gesture, greeting; gesture, ithyphallic; moon, crescent; moon, full; obelisk
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω, variants

A: Ithyphallic baboon (Thoth?) facing left, with arms raised, in front of a pillar/obelisk with remains of hieroglyphs (?) on it. On his head: crescent and full moon.
B: βιαω →
variant of Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-430
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-430

Last modified: 2020-12-28 22:08:02
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CBd-430. 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/430 on 29-09-2022.

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