The CBd
Magical gem: Falcon with palindrome (A) magical signs (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-402
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 288, EA 56288
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 288 (ΕA 56288)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 23; Michel, DMG, no. 16.1_5
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
coral
Dimensions:
14 x 20 x 4 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
bird: falcon
Divine Names & Voces:
βηλτεπιαχχαιπετληβ, palindrome

A: Bird: probably a falcon, to right. Below: a palindrome and characteres in two lines: βηλτεπιαχχαιπετληβ → βηλτεπιαχχαιπετληβ-palindrome.
B: Characteres and signs in three lines - untransliterated.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-402
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-402

Last modified: 2014-09-16 11:00:46
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CBd-402. 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/402 on 26-09-2020.

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