The CBd
Magical gem: Animal-headed figure on crocodile (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-17
ID-Number:
Int-Antiquariat Rainer Friedrich Meyer_3179
Collection:
Int_Art market (Antiquariat Rainer Friedrich Meyer)
Inventory:
3179
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
18.5 x 13.2 x 2.2 mm
Dating:
c. 250 AD (RFM website)
Iconography:
animal: crocodile; crown?; figure, jackal-headed; flail; stars (3); trident; weapon: armour

A: Jackal-headed figure, to front, head to left, wearing armour, standing atop a crocodile, to left. Left hand raised and holding a flail, right hand supporting a trident. In the free field on the left and right, three six-pointed stars. Above the head of the figure, unidentified object (crown?) Letters around the edge, in mirror writing, from right to left: υ, γ (in mirror writing), ζ, χ, υ.
B: Inscribed with the letters κ, υ, λ or α, Latin F, α (in mirror-writing). In the free field, characteres and letter π?

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CBd-17. 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/17 on 17-12-2017.

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