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Magical gem: Greek inscription
CBd-Number:
CBd-885
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 178, EA 56178
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 178 (EA 56178)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 526
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
moss agate (white and green)
Dimensions:
11 x 13 x 4.5 mm
Dating:
4th–5th c. AD (Michel)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Σαβαώθ; Ἀβρασάξ, variants


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A: Inscription in mirror-writing in three lines: ιαωσ|αβαωθα|βρασασ → Ἰάω, Σαβαώθ, variant of Ἀβρασάξ.
B: Plain.


Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-885
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=62854&partid=1&searchText=56178&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-885
Last modified: 2016-02-05 14:37:55
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/885
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-885. 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/885 on 04-10-2022.

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