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Amulet gem: Saint Procopius
CBd-Number:
CBd-828
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 459, EA 56459
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 459 (EA 56459)
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 334; Michel, BM, no. 470; Spier, Gems, no. 618; Michel, DMG, no. 20.1_1
Former Collections:
Blacas Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
30 x 14 x 3 mm
Dating:
4th–5th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
saint; nimbus; stars (4); headband; gesture, orant; crosses (2); clothing, unspecified


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A: Figure to front, wearing a long robe, headband in the hair, nimbus around the head. Both hands raised, with open palms, as in prayer. In the free field on the left and right, an eight-pointed star at the top and bottom, and a cross in between.
B: Inscription in five lines: αγ|ιε|προ|κο|πι → Ἅγιε Προκόπι<ε>. ’Saint Procopius”.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-828
Michel, BM on CBd-828
Spier, Gems on CBd-828
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-828

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CBd-828. 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/828 on 27-05-2022.

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