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Magical gem: Scorpion, star (A) Ἀβρασάξ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-720
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 443 (EA 56443)
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 443 (EA 56443)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 343; Michel, DMG, no. 51.1.b_6
Former Collections:
Blacas Collection
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
11 x 8 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
scorpion; star
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ
A: Scorpion viewed from above, head to top. Between the claws, an eight-pointed star.
B: Inscription in two lines: αβρασα|ξ → Ἀβρασάξ






Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-720
Gordon 2011, 44, pl. 4.
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-720
Last modified: 2016-02-05 14:30:33
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/720
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-720. 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/720 on 27-05-2022.

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