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Magical gem: Characteres (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-905
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 104, EA 56104
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 104 (EA 56104)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 546
Former Collections:
Hamilton Collection
Material:
magnetite (black)
Dimensions:
10 x 12 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Michel)


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A: Letters and characteres in two lines, the second line upside down.
B: Upside down, inscription in two lines: επαφιο|δθιτοσ → ἐπαφρόδ{ε}ιτος. 'Charming.' (Daniel 2003)

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-905
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-905
Daniel 2003, 142.

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CBd-905. 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/905 on 04-10-2022.

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