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Magical gem: Triads of animals (A) χαβραχ-logos, vocales (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-531
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 557, EA 54276
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 557 (EA 54276)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 131; Michel, DMG, no. 19.4.g_1
Former Collections:
Rose, Rev. W. J., M. A.
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
21 x 15 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
scarabs (3); bird: falcons (3); animal: goats (3); animal: crocodiles (3); snakes (3); Ouroboros; crown, unspecified
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales; vocales, αεηιουω
Logoi:
χαβραχ-logos

A: Ouroboros enclosing triads of animals arranged in five descending rows: scarabs, crowned falcons, goats, crocodiles and snakes. In the free space inscriptions. On the left side, from top to bottom: αεηιουω. On the right side, from bottom to top: αεηιουω → twice the Greek vowel series.
B: Inscription in eight lines: χαβρα|χφνεσχ|ηρφικρο|φνυρωφ|ωχωβωχ||ιαηιεηι|ουωηι|η → χαβραχ-logos, vocales.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-531
Gordon 2011, 44, pl. 13.
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-531

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CBd-531. 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/531 on 01-10-2022.

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