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Magical pendant: Animal-headed figure, snake (A) Ἰάω (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-951
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_GR 1868,2-10,3
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
GR 1868,2-10,3
References:
Michel, BM, no. 592; Michel, DMG, no. 2.5.b_7
Material:
steatite (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
19 x 12.5 x 9 mm
Dating:
5th–6th c. AD? (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, jackal-headed?; snake
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω
Drilled through lengthwise.
A: Animal-headed figure (jackal?) striding to left, head to left, with left hand raised.
First narrow side: Snake crawling to top.
B: Horizontal and vertical notches with uncertain meaning.
Second narrow side: ιαω (damaged) → Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-951
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CBd-951. 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/951 on 28-09-2022.

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