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Magical gem: Characteres and Greek inscription
CBd-Number:
CBd-897
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 572
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 572
References:
Michel, BM, no. 538; Spier, Gems, no. 461; Michel, DMG, no. 31.6_1
Former Collections:
Blakiston Collection
Material:
chalcedony (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
15 x 18 x 3 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
plant: palm branch
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω


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A: Characteres and letters in three lines. In the first line the Christogram, in the second line a palm branch, to be read as the first letter of ιαω. In the third line: ιαωθιαω → vox including Ἰάω.
B: Plain.


Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-897
Spier, Gems on CBd-897
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=58885&partid=1&searchText=g572&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-897
Last modified: 2014-10-24 21:06:57
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/897
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-897. 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/897 on 23-05-2022.

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