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Magical gem: Cynocephalus (A) σαλβαναχαμβρη (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-548
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 512, EA 56512
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 512 (EA 56512)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 149; Michel, DMG, no. 42.1.a_15
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
chalcedony, white to brown/grey
Dimensions:
17 x 13 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
solar disk?; animal: cynocephalus; gesture, greeting; moon, crescent; gesture, ithyphallic; star; moon, full?
Divine Names & Voces:
σαλβαναχαμβρη and variants
A: Ithyphallic cynocephalus (Thoth?) standing to right, paws raised in a greeting gesture, on the top of the head the full moon(?). In the free space a crescent and an eight-pointed star.
B: Inscribed in four lines: σαλ|βανα|χαμ|βρη → σαλβαναχαμβρη.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-548
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-548
Last modified: 2020-12-31 12:43:09
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/548
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-548. 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/548 on 30-09-2022.

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