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Magical gem: Crescent and seven stars (A) Ἐρεσχιγάλ, vocales, βοή<θει> (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-492
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 573
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 573
References:
Michel, BM, no. 92; Michel, DMG, no. 55.6_3
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
15 x 13 x 4 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
moon, crescent; stars (7)
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales; Ἐρεσχιγάλ

A: Crescent enclosed by seven eight-pointed stars.
B: Inscription in three lines: ερεσχι|γαληιηιι|ωιωβοη → Ἐρεσχιγάλ, vocales; βοή<θει> (S. Michel).


Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-492
Dasen 2011b, 69, pl. 2.
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-492

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CBd-492. 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/492 on 03-10-2022.

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