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Magical gem: Helios (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-97
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,133
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,133
References:
Michel, BM, no. 266; Michel, DMG, no. 22.2.c
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
20 x 17.5 x 7 mm
Dating:
4th–6th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
globus; whip; rays (7); nimbus; clothing, unspecified
Logoi:
ζεθ αφοβε-logos and variants

A: Frontal view of a human figure, wearing a long garment and mantel. Right hand raised high and holding a whip, left hand held beside the body and holding a globe. Around the head, nimbus with seven rays.
B: Inscription in six lines: ζεθα|φοβετωρ|θροψμεο|μιθορον|φαωχι||διοσ → ζεθ αφοβε-logos

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-97
Michel, DMG, 22.2.c
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-97

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CBd-97. 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/97 on 23-05-2022.

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