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Magical gem: Tropaion (A) νειχαραπληξ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-650
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,110
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,110
References:
Michel, BM, no. 252; Michel, DMG, no. 53.1.b_4
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
magnetite (black)
Dimensions:
20 x 16 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
tropaion
Divine Names & Voces:
νιχαρωπληξ and variants
A: Tropaion composed of a helmeted head, in profile to right, armour, and shields with two crossed spears on each side, all supported by an elaborate stand.
B: Inscription in two lines: νειχαρ|απληξ → variant of νιχαρωπληξ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-650
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-650
Last modified: 2014-09-19 10:48:13
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/650
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CBd-650. 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/650 on 29-09-2022.

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