The CBd
Amulet cameo: Greek text
CBd-Number:
CBd-902
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 523, EA 56523
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 523 (EA 56523)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 543; Michel, DMG, no. 45.3.a_4
Former Collections:
Blacas Collection
Material:
carnelian-onyx
Dimensions:
11 x 14 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ζεύς; Σάραπις

A: Inscription in four lines, cut in cameo technique: ειζευσσα|ραπισιλ|εωστοφο|ρουντει → εἷς Ζεὺς Σάραπις. ἵλεως τῷ φοροῦντι. ’Zeus and Sarapis are one, be merciful to the wearer (of this ring).’
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-902
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-902

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CBd-902. 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/902 on 14-12-2017.

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