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Magical pendant: Pantheos (A) χαβραχ-logos, voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-558
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,65
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,65
References:
Michel, BM, no. 160; Michel, DMG, no. 41. 1.a_4
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
lapis lazuli (blue)
Dimensions:
18.5 x 24 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Pantheos; standard; weapon: axe; hieroglyph?; protomes of animals (4-4); Bes, face of; snakes (2); scepters (2); figure, with multiple arms; crown, atef; scorpion; scepter, was; eye (independent motif)
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
Logoi:
χαβραχ-logos

A: Bes-Pantheos fragment: upper body of the deity with two pairs of wings and arms. Lower arms beside the body, upper arms holding standards and cobras, in the right hand: an axe, in the left hand: a scorpion, around the middle of the left arm: was-scepter. Face is masked, with four animal protomes on each side, on the head: atef-crown with sun disk, uraei and ram’s horns. To the left and right of the crown: eyes.
B: Inscription in five lines: χαβραχφ|νεσχηρφι|ισχυρεδοσχαρινακυ|χροφνυ|λαρμ?]σποιωεδωκ → χαβραχ-logos (in lines 1-2 and 4), ἰσχυρέ δὸς χάριν Ἀκύλᾳ (in lines 3 and 5), voces (in line 5). (Daniel 2003)

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-558
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-558
Daniel 2003, 141.

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CBd-558. 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/558 on 02-10-2022.

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