The CBd
Magical gem: Ibis tied to an altar (A) πέσσε, πέσσε, πέσσε (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1323
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_26038
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
26038
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 78; Michel, DMG, no. 27.2.a_2
Material:
limonite (all colours)
Dimensions:
24 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 topped with a vase with three stalks of plant.
B: Inscription in three lines: πέσσε, πέσσε, πέσσε. 'Digest!' (Bonner)

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1323
Michel, DMG, DMG 27.2.a_2
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-1323
 

Last modified: 2014-07-15 21:42:42
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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1323. 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/1323 on 17-12-2017.

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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