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Magical gem: Crocodile-headed figure (A) man with hoofs and tail (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-834
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 84, EA 56084
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 84 (EA 56084)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 476; Michel, DMG, no. 32_1
Material:
siltstone
Dimensions:
14 x 10 x 4 mm
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
anchor; figure, crocodile-headed; clothing: bandage; clothing: kilt; figure, goat-legged; gesture, orant
Logoi:
λερθεμεινω-logos


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A: Crocodile-headed (?) composite creature, in profile to right. The figure has human legs and wears a kilt, arms are missing. Neck and head seem to be wrapped in bandage. In front of the figure, on the right, an anchor.
B: Human figure with hoofs for feet, and a long tail, standing to right. The figure is nude, both hands are raised, with open palms, arms bent in elbow. In the free field to the right and left of the figure, letters to be read from right to left, belonging to the inscription on the edge: αυσριμφ.
C: Inscription around: λερθεμεινωπισιδαυοιβ → variant of λερθεμεινω-logos.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-834
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=61963&partid=1&searchText=56084&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-834
Last modified: 2014-10-08 16:38:30
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/834
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-834. 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/834 on 27-05-2022.

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