The CBd
Magical pendant: Animal-headed figure, snake (A) Ἰάω (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-950
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 162, EA 56162
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 162 (EA 56162)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 591; Michel, DMG, no. 2.5.b_6
Former Collections:
Eastwood, George; Praun and Mertens Collection
Material:
serpentine (green to black)
Dimensions:
17 x 13 x 9 mm
Dating:
5th–6th c. AD? (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, jackal-headed?; snake
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω

Drilled through lengthwise.
A: Animal-headed figure (jackal?) striding to left, head to left, with left hand raised.
First narrow side: snake crawling to top.
B: Notches with uncertain meaning.
Second narrow side: ιαω → Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-950
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-950

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CBd-950. 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/950 on 11-12-2017.

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