The CBd
Magical gem: Ibis tied to an altar (A) πέπτε, πέπτε, πέπτε (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1039
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 28
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 28
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 79; Michel, DMG, no. 27.2.a_1
Former Collections:
Bonner, Campbell (1876 Nashville – 1954 Ann Arbor)
Material:
limonite (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
22 x 16 x 4 mm
Iconography:
bird: ibis, tied to an altar; cord; plant: stalks of (3)

A: Ibis, striding in profile to left. The bird is tied with a cord at the neck to an altar behind it on the right. The altar is built of two pillars topped with a vase with three stalks of plant.
B: Inscription in three lines: πεπτεǀπεπτεǀπεπτε → πέπτε, πέπτε, πέπτε. 'Digest, digest, digest!'

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1039

Images
Image of A in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library
Image of B in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library

Last modified: 2017-05-15 14:10:00
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CBd-1039. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1039 on 14-12-2017.

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