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Magical gem: Cross, Greek letters (A) letters (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-818
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,159
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,159
References:
Michel, BM, no. 460
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
steatite, green to black
Dimensions:
23.5 x 17.5 x 3 mm
Dating:
4th–5th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
cross, herm-like
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω, variants


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A: Schematic representation of a herm-like figure. Inscription scattered in the free field: ιαιωσ → variant of Ἰάω.
B: Illegible inscription, perhaps a mixture of Coptic and Greek (Michel).

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-818
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-818
Last modified: 2015-01-13 14:23:01
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/818
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-818. 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/818 on 30-09-2022.

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