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Magical gem: Snake-headed figure
CBd-Number:
CBd-832
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 494, EA 56494
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 494 (EA 56494)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 474; Michel, DMG, no. 46.4_6
Material:
siltstone
Dimensions:
19 x 15 x 2 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
clothing: kilt; hieroglyph, ankh; scepter, was; figure, snake-headed
Logoi:
λερθεμεινω-logos
A: Three-quarter view of a snake-headed deity striding left. The snake-head, to left, is bearded, the original headdress (crown or solar disk?) is lost. Left hand lowered beside the body and holding an ankh-sign, right hand slightly extended forward and holding an was-scepter. Rest of an inscription around the edge, beginning top right: [-  - -"]λερθεμενωπισιδαουθιβριφ → variant of λερθεμεινω-logos.
B: Plain.

Bibliography

Michel, BM on CBd-832
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-832
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Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/832
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CBd-832. 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/832 on 22-05-2022.

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