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Magical gem: Hecate trimorph (A) Greek text? (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-447
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,111
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,111
References:
Michel, BM, no. 69; Michel, DMG, no. 21.1_11
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
19 x 16 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Hecate; weapon: daggers (2); modii (3); torches (2); whips (2); clothing: garment; torch, burning
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἑκάτη

A: Hecate trimorph in a long garment, heads adorned with modii, uppermost hands holding daggers, middle hands burning torches, lowermost hands whips falling down to the ground.
B: Inscription in six lines,
not yet interpreted: ωραρ|ανικα|ιεκα|τηυπο|τασσι||ι → Greek text including the name Ἑκάτη and the word ὑποτάσσ<ε> ('conquer!')?

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-447
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-447

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CBd-447. 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/447 on 03-10-2022.

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