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Magical gem: Aphrodite anadyomene with Eros (A) χαβραχ-logos (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-482
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,130
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,130
References:
Michel, BM, no. 82; Michel, DMG, no. 4.1.c_4
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
chalcedony, green to blue
Dimensions:
20 x 16 x 4.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Aphrodite anadyomene; Eros; clothing: mantle; mirror
Logoi:
χαβραχ-logos
A: Aphrodite standing in three-quarter view, semi-nude, her mantle is covering her body under her hips. She is wringing out her hair and wearing a band(?) on her head. On the right: a small winged figure (Eros) standing to left and holding a mirror towards the goddess.
B: Inscription in six lines: χαβρα|χφνεσχ|ηρφικρο|φνυρωφ|ωχωβ||ωχχαβραχ-logos.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-482
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-482
 
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CBd-482. 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/482 on 17-05-2022.

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