The CBd
 
 
Magical gem: Scarab with characteres and voces
CBd-Number:
CBd-501
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 491, EA 56491
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 491 (EA 56491)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 101; Michel, DMG, no. 50.1.a_8
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
16 x 13 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
scarab
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

A: Scarab. Around, at the topcharacteres, below: inscription in three lines:
ιαιδαθιανν|[.]ηφιδιωκνη|ιιωι → unidentified voces. The gem was made smaller, at a later date, part of the letters were polished off.
B: Plain.

Bibliography:
Michel, BM on CBd-501
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-501

Last modified: 2020-12-29 20:46:46
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/501
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-501. 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/501 on 29-09-2022.

Image-ID 6829

Credits Photo: Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Trustees of the British Museum

Image-ID 6830

Credits Photo: Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Trustees of the British Museum

Image-ID 6832

Credits Photo: Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Trustees of the British Museum

Image-ID 6831

Credits Photo: Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Trustees of the British Museum

Image-ID 2516

Credits From Michel, BM

Rights © Trustees of the British Museum

Image-ID 1725

Rights © Trustees of the British Museum

Image-ID 568

Credits From Michel, BM

Rights © Trustees of the British Museum

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
7 image(s) total