The CBd
Magical pendant: Ibis and altar (A) εὐπέπτει (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-778
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 321, EA 56321
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 321 (EA 56321)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 407; Michel, DMG, no. 27.2.d_2
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
steatite, green to black
Dimensions:
27 x 17 x 4 mm
Dating:
4th–5th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
bird: ibis, tied to an altar; Chnoubis-sign; cord; plant: stalks of (3)

A: Ibis striding to left, with wings tied with a cord to a pillar-like altar crowned with three stalks of plant.
B: Inscription in two lines: ευπε|πτει εὐπέπτει. Digest!. Below: Chnoubis-sign.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-778
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-778

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CBd-778. 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/778 on 21-11-2017.

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