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Magical gem: Animal-headed figure with scepter and flail, Greek inscription
CBd-Number:
CBd-991
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,101
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,101
References:
Michel, BM, no. 632; Michel, DMG, no. 26.1.c_3
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
feldspar, green
Dimensions:
26 x 20 x 6 mm
Dating:
ancient/modern? (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, with indistinct animal head; moon, crescent; scepter, with bird on the top; flail
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Μουι


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A: Animal-headed figure standing in profile to left, crowned with a lying crescent. Above, a drilled hole. Right hand slightly outstretched and holding a scepter with bird on the top, left hand bent in elbow and holding a flail. In the free field on the left from bottom to top: μου; in a second line: ω; on the right from bottom to top: φφωευρ → voces including variant of Μουι. 
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-991
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=60761&partid=1&searchText=Michel+2001+632&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-991
Last modified: 2017-08-28 09:51:43
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/991
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-991. 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/991 on 02-10-2022.

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