The CBd
Magical pendant: Greek inscription, star
CBd-Number:
CBd-2530
ID-Number:
NL-Coll. Boersema_8520
Collection:
NL_Gert Boersema Collection
Inventory:
8520
Former Collections:
Int_Art market (Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.)
Material:
lead
Dimensions:
top to bottom: 28 mm
Dating:
ca. 3rd century AD (Boersema)
Iconography:
concentric motifs; star
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω

Round pendant with hoop for suspension at the top.
A: Within a pearl border, inscription in three lines: ιαω|φυλα|ξεσθε → Ἰάω. Φυλάξεσθε. 'Iao. Protect (pl.) me.' (Interpretation uncertain). Below, a six-pointed star.   
B: Plain.

/Description: Gert Boersema – CBd/

Bibliography
Unpublished.

Last modified: 2016-03-29 14:33:50
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/2530
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CBd-2530. 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/2530 on 14-12-2017.

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