The CBd
Magical gem: Sarapis enthroned, with Cerberus (A) voces (B-C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-409
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 34, ΕA 56034
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 34 (ΕA 56034)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 30; Michel, DMG, no. 45.1.c_2
Former Collections:
Towneley Collection
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
19.5 x 17 x 4.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Cerberus; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; Ouroboros; Sarapis; scarab, with outstreched wings; scepter, unspecified; throne
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Ἀδωναΐ?; Ἰάω
Logoi:
σθομβαολη-logos?

A: Sarapis enthroned, to left, wearing tunic and himation, with long scepter in the left hand. Right hand extended over a three-headed animal (Cerberus). Above his head: a scarab with outstretched wings, around: Ouroboros.
B: Inscription in eight lines: ιαω|ανδραα|νδραβαρ|αναωναι|σθονβαο||ληβαολβ|αολεθρ|ηβαμ → Ἰάω, unidentified voces, Ἀδωναΐ?, part of σθομβαολη-logos.
C: χαμλωωλη → unidentified vox.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-409
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-409

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CBd-409. 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/409 on 19-06-2019.

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