The CBd
Magical gem: Sarapis enthroned (A) logos (B-C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1284
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_26072
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
26072
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 17; Michel, DMG, no. 45.1.c_1
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
23 x 19 x 3 mm
Iconography:
Cerberus; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; Ouroboros; Sarapis; scarab, with outstretched double wings; scepter, unspecified; throne
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Ἰάω, variants
Logoi:
σθομβαολη-logos

A: Sarapis enthroned, to left, wearing tunic and mantle, with a tall scepter in the left hand. Right hand extended over the three-headed Cerberus. Above his head: a scarab with outstretched double wings, around: Ouroboros with head at top, to right.
B-C: Inscription in eight lines on the reverse, with the last two letters written as a ninth line on the edge: ιαωαν|αραβα|ραναωαι|σθομβαο|ληβαολσ||θομβαλακα|μοθομ|βα|λη → palindrome including Ἰάω, variant of the σθομβαολη-logos

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1284
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-1284

Last modified: 2015-01-09 15:16:13
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CBd-1284. 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/1284 on 13-12-2017.

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