The CBd
Magical gem: Lion-headed figure (A) logos, Greek text (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-158
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 482, EA 56482
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 482 (EA 56482)
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 149; Michel, BM, no. 271; Michel, DMG, no. 37.B.2.c_2
Material:
stone, green
Dimensions:
20 x 16 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
clothing: tunic; figure, lion-headed; rays (7); uraeus
Divine Names & Voces:
βαδητοφωθ and variants; Βαϊνχωωωχ; Εὐλαμω; ρανχαμωοχ
Logoi:
βακαξιχυχ-logos and variants

A: Three-quarter view of a lion-headed figure, head in profile to left, and surrounded with seven rays.
The figure wears a tunic, right hand slightly outstretched and holding an uraeus, with head facing the figure, left hand lowered beside the body. Feet damaged.
B: Characteres and inscription in ten lines: χυχβαχυχ|βαχιχχυχβα|ζαχυχυχβα|καξιχυχβαδη|τοφωθραν||χαμωοχευλ|αμωβαινχ|ωωωχκατ|
ασχεστουσ|θυμουσ
C: τασοι.
βακαξιχυχ-logos including βαδητοφωθ, ρανχαμωοχ, Εὐλαμω. Greek text: κατάσχες τοὺς θυμοὺς Τασοι. ’Restrain the wrath of Tasos’.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-158
Michel, BM on CBd-158
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-158

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CBd-158. 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/158 on 11-12-2017.

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