The CBd
Magical gem: Ibis tied to an altar (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1322
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_1963.04.0007
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
1963.04.0007
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 77; Michel, DMG, no. 27.2.a_3
Material:
limonite (?)
Dimensions:
22 x 20 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: πεσσε|πεσσε|πεσσε → πέσσε πέσσε πέσσε. 'Digest! 

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1322
Michel, DMG, 27.2.a_3
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-1322

Last modified: 2015-01-12 14:11:04
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1322
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1322. 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/1322 on 12-12-2017.

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