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Magical gem: Winged frog on snake-headed crocodile (A) ιαρβαθα-logos (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-498
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 552, EA 43056
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 552 (EA 43056)
References:
Bonner 1951, no. 46; Michel, BM, no. 98; Michel, DMG, no. 34.1.a_1
Former Collections:
Kyticas Collection
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
22 x 25 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: crocodile, snake-headed, falcon-tailed; frog, winged; pedestal
Logoi:
ιαρβαθα-logos

A: Winged frog sitting to left on back of a snake-headed and hawk-tailed crocodile standing on a low pedestal with crossing lines.
B: Inscribed in four lines: ιαρβαθαγ|ραμηφιβ|λωχημει̣ω → ιαρβαθαγραμνηφιβαωχνημεω">ιαρβαθα-logos.

Bibliography
Bonner 1951 on CBd-498
Michel, BM on CBd-498
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-498

Last modified: 2020-12-28 22:59:28
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CBd-498. 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/498 on 28-09-2022.

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