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Magical gem: Crab (A) Ρωμουλα ἐγέννησεν Σωσιπατριαν (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-494
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 123, EA 56123
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 123 (EA 56123)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 94; Michel, DMG, no. 33.1.b_2
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
24 x 18 x 6 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
crab; moon, crescent
Divine Names & Voces:
νιτενειατιν

A: Crab; above, on the right: a crescent . Inscription around the crab: νιτενειατιν.
B: Inscription in three lines: ρωμουλα[- -] | εγεννησενσωσι|πατρια → Ρωμουλα<ι ἥν>
ἐγέννησεν. 'For Romoula, whom Sosipatria bore'. (Ch. Faraone)

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-494
Michel 2011, 82, pls. 3a-d
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-494
Faraone 2016, 110, fig. 5-6.

 

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CBd-494. 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/494 on 02-10-2022.

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