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Magical gem: Pantheos on Ouroboros (A) stars, Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-984
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,70
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,70
References:
Michel, BM, no. 625; Michel, DMG, no. 41.1_27
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
21 x 15 x 2 mm
Dating:
17th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Pantheos; modius; stars (3); scarab; flail; scepter, unspecified; scepters (2); scorpion; Ouroboros; tail of bird
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Μιχαήλ; Γαβριήλ and variants; Κουστιήλ?; Ῥαφαήλ and variants


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A: Pantheos standing nude in three-quarter view to left upon an Ouroboros cartouche enclosing the word ιαω → Ἰάω. Left hand lowered beside the body and holding a flail, right hand slightly outstretched and holding a scorpion. Two pairs of wings are attached at the height of the shoulders and the hips. A tall scepter on each side, the one on the right is crossed by two notches at the top. The Pantheos has shoulder-length hair and a beard, head crowned with a modius. In the free field on the left, an eight-pointed star; on the right, a scarab from above, crawling to top.
B: Three eight-pointed stars. Below, inscription in six lines with the names of the archangels: μιχα|ηλγακρ|ιηλκου|στιηλ|ρα+α||ηλ → Μιχα Calibri";













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Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-984
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=59896&partid=1&searchText=Michel+2001+625&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-984

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CBd-984. 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/984 on 23-05-2022.

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