The CBd
Magical gem: Characteres (A) vox (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-58
ID-Number:
IT-Roma-MNR_78763
Collection:
IT_Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano, Medagliere
Inventory:
78763
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Ro 36
Former Collections:
Castellani Collection
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
15.4 x 11.3 x 2.5 mm
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ

Transverse oval gem with trapezoid section, both faces flat, edge diagonally cut. Larger damaged area on the reverse, including a field shaped as a regular circle (traces of drilling?).
A: Three characteres.
B: Greek inscription (damaged): αβρασ[- -] → Ἀβρασάξ.

(Description: Chiara Ciampi − CBd. Alterations from A. Mastrocinque in SGG are based on close observation of the gem by Chiara Ciampi and Á. M. Nagy, 2015-2016).

Bibliography
SGG II, 143, Ro 36.

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CBd-58. 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/58 on 14-12-2017.

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