The CBd
Magical gem: Crab with star (A) μαρια (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-493
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 500, EA 56500
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 500 (EA 56500)
References:
Bonner 1951, no. 49; Michel, BM, no. 93; Michel, DMG, no. 33.1.b_3
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
14 x 18 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
crab; star
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Μαρία

A: Crab; above the crab a six-pointed star on the right, and the inscription: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: μαρια → Μαρία.

Bibliography
Bonner 1951 on CBd-493
Michel, BM on CBd-493
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-493

 

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CBd-493. 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/493 on 23-05-2019.

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