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Magical gem: Aequitas (A) Ἰάω (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-941
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 228, EA 56228
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 228 (EA 56228)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 582
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
13.5 x 11 x 5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
balance; plant: branch; scepter, unspecified; Aequitas; clothing: garment
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω


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A: Frontal view of the goddess Aequitas, clad in peplos, head in profile to right. Right arm raised and resting on a tall scepter, left arm stretched out to the side and holding a branch and balance.
B: Inscription in one line: ιαω → Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-941
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-941
Last modified: 2014-10-24 21:55:43
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/941
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-941. 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/941 on 04-10-2022.

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Credits From Michel, BM

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Credits From Michel, BM

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