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Magical gem: Standing falcon-headed figure (A) σαμμλιχος (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-542
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,100
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,100
References:
Michel, BM, no. 142; Michel, DMG, no. 16.2.a_6
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
glass, black
Dimensions:
20 x 17.5 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, falcon-headed; clothing: kilt; wig; hieroglyph, sa; stars (2); scepter, unspecified
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; σαμμλιχος
A: Falcon-headed man-like figure standing to right. He is wearing a kilt and a wig; holding a long scepter in his left hand and the hieroglyph 'sa' in his right.
In the free space the fragments of an inscription and two stars: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: Inscribed in three lines: σαμ|μλιχ|οσ → σαμμλιχος.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-542
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-542
Last modified: 2020-12-31 12:40:10
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/542
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CBd-542. 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/542 on 23-05-2022.

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