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Magical gem: Asclepius, Greek inscription
CBd-Number:
CBd-846
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 95, EA 56095
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 95 (EA 56095)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 488
Former Collections:
Towneley Collection
Material:
chalcedony, white to brown/grey
Dimensions:
18 x 13 x 6 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
clothing: tunic; staff, snake entwined; Asclepius
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ


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A: In the upper segment: human figure standing to front upon a short baseline, head in profile to right. The man wears a tunic, his right arm bent and held in front of the body, left hand holding a snake-entwined staff (Asclepius?). In the lower segment, inscription in four lines: ιουλαβρασα|ξξασαρβαλυοι|χ[.]τοχι|λαιπουι → voces including Ἀβρασάξ.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-846
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=61956&partid=1&searchText=56095&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-846
Last modified: 2016-02-05 14:32:08
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/846
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CBd-846. 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/846 on 04-10-2022.

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