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Magical gem: Human-like Pantheos-figure
CBd-Number:
CBd-648
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,69
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,69
References:
Michel, BM, no. 250; Michel, DMG, no. 41.6.d_1
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
15 x 11 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
cartouche; clothing: tunic; scepters (2); modius; rays (5); Pantheos
Logoi:
βακαξιχυχ-logos and variants
A: Pantheos striding right on a cartouche enclosing letters. The god is bearded, the head, in profile, to right, is crowned with a modius and surrounded by five rays. He wears a tunic, and has only two wings, and two arms, each holding a scepter topped with X-shaped signs and crossed by two short horizontal lines at the bottom. Left foot to right, right foot lifted. In the free field around the figure: βακαξι. Inscription inside the cartouche: χυχ → part of βακαξιχυχ-logos.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-648
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-648
Last modified: 2015-01-18 12:18:47
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/648
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-648. 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/648 on 01-10-2022.

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