The CBd
Magical gem: Eros with burning torch (A) Δαμναμενεύς (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-649
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 293, EA 56293
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 293 (EA 56293)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 251; Michel, DMG, no. 15.1.a_4
Former Collections:
Franks, Sir Augustus Wollaston
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
15 x 12 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
clothing, unspecified; clothing: cap, Phrygian; Eros; torch, burning; weapon: bow
Divine Names & Voces:
Δαμναμενεύς
Logoi:
ακτιωφι-logos

A: Three-quarter view of a striding figure, head to left, feet, also to left, resting on separate groundlines. Clothing indicated on the chest, on the head a Phrygian cap, wings behind the shoulders. In his right hand a burning torch, in his left hand a bow. Inscription in the free field, to the left and right of the figure, in three lines: ακτιωφ|ακτιωφ|ακτιωφ → part of ακτιωφι-logos.
B: Inscription and characteres in four lines: δαμν|αμεν|ευσ|characteres → Δαμναμενεύς.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-649

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CBd-649. 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/649 on 13-12-2017.

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