The CBd
Magical gem: Lizard (A) archangel names (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-782
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 230, EA 56230
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 230 (EA 56230)
References:
Bonner 1951, no. 25; Michel, BM, no. 424; Michel, DMG, no. 14.1.c_7
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
moss agate (white and green)
Dimensions:
15 x 13 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: lizard; moon, crescent
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Μιχαήλ; Οὐριήλ

A: Lizard viewed from above, crawling to top. In the free field above the lizard’s head: a lying crescent, open to bottom. Letters to the left and right of the lizard: πη|ρα → unidentified  voces.
B: Inscription in three lines: μιχαη|λουρ|ιηρ → Μιχαήλ, Οὐριήρ (names of the archangels Michael and Uriel).

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-782
Bonner 1951 on CBd-782

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CBd-782. 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/782 on 13-12-2017.

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