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Magical gem: Characteres and Greek inscription (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-892
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 100, EA 56100
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 100 (EA 56100)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 533
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
11.5 x 16 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Σαβαώθ; vocales; Ἀδωναΐ

A: Characteres and inscription in two lines. Above, from left to right: the ichthys-sign two times, a square divided into four segments, a circle enclosing the letters α and ι. Below, inscription: ιαιαιαω → vocales including Ἰάω.
B: Upside down. Inscription in two lines: αδωναι|σαβαωθ → Ἀδωναΐ, Σαβαώθ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-892
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-892

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CBd-892. 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/892 on 04-10-2022.

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