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Magical gem: Reaper (A) 'digest!', Chnoubis-signs (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-785
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,52
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,52
References:
Michel, BM, no. 427; Michel, DMG, no. 47.1.b_4
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
39 x 24 x 4 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
reaper; clothing: kilt; sickle; plant: tree; clothing: cap; Chnoubis-sign; plant: stalks of grain (3)

A: Bowed reaper facing right and cutting three stalks of grain with a sickle in his right hand. His left hand is holding the nearest stalk. He is bearded, wearing a kilt and a conic cap on his head. Behind him, a tree.
B: Chnoubis-sign. Below: Inscription in two lines: πεπ|τε →πέπτε. 'Digest!' Beneath: characteres.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-785
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-785

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last modified: 2019-11-03 21:23:11
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CBd-785. 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/785 on 03-10-2022.

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