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Magical pendant: Greek text (A-B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-813
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 324, EA 56324
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 324 (EA 56324)
References:
Bonner 1951, no. 51; Michel, BM, no. 455
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
bronze
Dimensions:
54 x 29 mm
Dating:
6th–7th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
bust; animal: quadrupeds, unspecified


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A: Inscription in ten lines: λιμοσσεεσπιρε|ναλιρεθερισεηφλ|εψεκατεφαγεντι|ωσλυκοσμασασετι|ωσκορκοδυλλοσκα||
ταπιννιστιωσλεω|νορωχιστιωσταυρ|οσκερατιζιστιωσδ|ακωνειλισσιτιω|σπαρδοσκψμασσ.
Below, a human bust, to front, framed by quadrupeds on both sides.
B: Inscription in eight lines: ιπποσμυλοσ|ειβισεθυειακω|λεανδροσστρουθ|οκαμηλοσαπολλω|[- - -]σοτοιδηευσ||δουλιασουσατερ|παυλινασπαυιο|ωσωτν[- -]ηο[- -]ηι → Greek text? 
Below, a quadruped and a lying reptile.
Cf. CBd-1488

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-813
Bonner 1951 on CBd-813
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-813
Last modified: 2014-10-08 15:18:04
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/813
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CBd-813. 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/813 on 04-10-2022.

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