The CBd
Magical gem: Ibis tied to an altar (A) εὔπεπτει (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1040
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 27
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 27
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 80; Michel, DMG, no. 27.2.d_1
Former Collections:
Bonner, Campbell (1876 Nashville – 1954 Ann Arbor)
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
32 x 21 x 5 mm
Iconography:
bird: ibis, tied to an altar; Chnoubis-sign; cord; plant: stalks of (3); star

A: Ibis striding to left, with wings tied with a cord to a stalk of plant. Above, a five-pointed star. To the right, an altar topped with three stalks of plant. Below: Chnoubis-sign.
B: Inscription in two lines: ευπεǀπτι → εὐπέπτει. 'Digest!', with two horizontal strokes below.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1040

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: 2017-10-27 16:26:46
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CBd-1040. 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/1040 on 13-12-2017.

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