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Magical gem: Ares (A) characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-757
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,83
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,83
References:
Michel, BM, no. 386; Michel, DMG, no. 5.1_2
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
32 x 21 x 6 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Ares, Mars ultor-type; clothing: mantle; weapon: armour; weapon: helmet; weapon: shield; weapon: spear; shoes: boots
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἄρης


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A: Frontal view of Ares, head to left, right hand raised and leaning on a spear, left hand lowered beside the body and holding a round shield. The figure wears armour, helmet, boots and chlamys. Inscription around, in two lines, beginnig at bottom left: αρησετεμε[.]τουηπατοστονπ. In the second line, on the left from top to bottom: ονο → Ἄρης ἔτεμε[ν] τοῦ ἥπατος τὸν πόνο<ν>. ’Ares has cut off the pain of the liver’.
B: Four lines of inscription (not transcribable) and characteres.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-757
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-757

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CBd-757. 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/757 on 02-10-2022.

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