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Magical pendant: Figure with zebu, κκκ
CBd-Number:
CBd-945
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 373, EA 56373
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 373 (EA 56373)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 586
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
31.5 x 8 mm
Dating:
4th–5th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, male; animal: bull; clothing, unspecified; weapon: dagger; tabula ansata
Divine Names & Voces:
κκκ

Broken. Originally drilled through lengthwise.
Top register: horizontal notches in three lines. Below, inscription with letters imitating Pehlevi and characteres. Central register: figure wearing Persian clothing, left arm raised and holding a dagger towards a zebu bull, shown in profile to right, head turned back to left. Between the figure and the animal, Pehlevi letters. In the free field at the top, a tabula ansata enclosing signs, below, vertical lines of characteres and letters, with κκκ among them. Bottom register also containing inscription, broken off.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-945
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-945

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CBd-945. 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/945 on 04-10-2022.

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