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Magical gem: Goddess holding branch (A) characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-845
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 331, EA 56331
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 331 (EA 56331)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 487; Michel, DMG, no. 30.6.f_3
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
12 x 10 x 4.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, female; plant: branch; object, unidentified; clothing, unspecified
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified


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A: Goddess standing to front, head to right, on a short baseline, wearing a long robe. Right hand slightly outstretched and holding an unidentified object, left hand lowered beside the body, and holding a branch. Inscription around the edge, beginning at bottom left: θενεθεσθοασοι → unidentified voces.
B: Characteres or letters of a secret alphabet in one line.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-845
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-845

Last modified: 2019-11-04 20:25:56
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CBd-845. 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/845 on 29-09-2022.

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