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Magical gem: Squatting figure surrounded with stars, αβρα (A) αβρα (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-939
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 48, EA 56048
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 48 (EA 56048)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 580
Material:
jasper (all colours); jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
17 x 12 x 4 mm
Dating:
5th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, male; stars (3); crown, unspecified; whip; clothing, unspecified


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A: Squatting figure in profile to right. Right hand bent and raised in front of the body, left hand holding a whip. Head crowned. Around the figure, three eight-pointed stars, and letters beginning at bottom left: αβρα.
B: Inscription in one line: αβρα.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-939
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-939
Last modified: 2015-01-18 12:39:07
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/939
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-939. 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/939 on 06-02-2023.

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