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Magical gem: Hecate trimorph (A) Ἐρεσχιγάλ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-445
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 28, ΕA 56028
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 28 (ΕA 56028)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 66; Michel, DMG, no. 21.1_8
Former Collections:
Towneley Collection
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
32 x 22 x 5.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Hecate; pedestal; stars (10); clothing: garment; modius; whips (2); torches (2); solar disk; rays, double; rays (6); moon, crescent; modii (3); weapon: daggers (2); torch, burning
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἐρεσχιγάλ

A: Hecate trimorph on pedestal, wearing peplos, holding burning torches in the lowermost hands, daggers in the middle hands and whips in the uppermost pair of hands. On the left head: a lying crescent with star, on the central head: a modius, on the right head: a sun disc with six rays. In the field, on the two sides of the figure: six stars.
B: Inscription and stars in five lines: ε|ρεσ|σχι|γαλ →  Ἐρεσχιγάλ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-445
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-445

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CBd-445. 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/445 on 03-10-2022.

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