The CBd
Magical gem: Pantheos ,lion (A) three figures, vocales (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-680
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 205, EA 56205
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 205 (EA 56205)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 294; Michel, DMG, no. 41.5_7
Former Collections:
Cureton, H. O. Esq.
Material:
steatite (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
35 x 33 x 5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: lion; crown, unspecified; Pantheos; protomes of animals (3-3); scepter, unspecified; scepters (2); star; tabula ansata; tail of bird
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales

A: Frontal view of four-winged Pantheos on the back of a roaring lion striding left. The Pantheos has a bird’s tail projecting to right, both arms bent in elbow and holding scepters with a crossing notch at the top. Face framed by animal protomes, head adorned with a crown. In the free field to the left and right of the image, six six-pointed stars. Illegible inscription around the edge.
B: Three stylized figures above a tabula ansata, which contains an inscription in one line: εηαυηαυι → vocales. To the left of the figures, a star, to the right of the figures, two stars. Below the tabula ansata three lines of imitation inscription.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-680
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-680

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CBd-680. 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/680 on 24-09-2018.

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