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Magical gem: Crowned figure holding snake (A) αβαλαναθμαλβα (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-847
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,88
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,88
References:
Michel, BM, no. 489
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
20 x 11.2 x 3.3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, male; snake; weapon: armour; crown, unspecified
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, variants


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A: Figure in three-quarter view, head to right, wearing armour and a crown, holding a rearing snake in his hands.
B: Inscription in two lines: αβαλαναθ|μαλβα → variant of Ἀβλαναθαναλβα.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-847
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-847

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CBd-847. 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/847 on 04-10-2022.

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