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Magical gem: Lion-headed figure with scepter (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-86
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 127 EA 56127
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 127 (EA 56127)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 275; Michel, DMG, no. 37.B.1.a_2
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
18 x 13 x 2.8 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, lion-headed; scepter, unspecified; rays (7); gesture, greeting; clothing: kilt/pteryges?

A: Lion-headed figure standing to left, right hand raised in greeting, left hand bent in elbow, holding a long scepter. The figure wears a kilt or armour, upper body nude. Around the head, seven rays.
B: Inscription in six lines: κε|νταυ|εεου|εκατο|ντομ||αχε → Greek text?

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-86
Michel, DMG, 37.B.1.a_2
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-86

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CBd-86. 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/86 on 30-09-2022.

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Credits Photo: Christopher A. Faraone

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side A

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Credits Photo: Christopher A. Faraone

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Notes Side B

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Credits From Michel, BM

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Drawing of Side A and B

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