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Magical pendant: Snakes, inscription (A) quadruped, inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-961
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 199, EA 56199
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 199 (EA 56199)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 602
Former Collections:
Eastwood, George
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
43 x 16 x 4 mm
Dating:
4th–6th c. AD? (Michel)
Iconography:
rays; star; animal: quadruped, unspecified; snakes (3)


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A: Rays around the drilled hole, below: pentagram. Three snakes in profile to left, below: a triangle. In between, untransliterated letters in four lines.
B: Rays around the drilled hole, below: inscription in seven lines. Between the fourth and fifth lines, a four-legged animal in profile to left.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-961
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-961
Last modified: 2014-10-24 22:03:54
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/961
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-961. 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/961 on 04-10-2022.

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