Amulet card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



On display


Oval stone either known as setting of the type known as a 'magical gem', inscription in Greek on both sides. One side shows: ΘΝΗ (second line various signs) P E Ω A I E K A B P A H Λ and there are encircled X on the each side of the PE line and underneath it, the magical characters. This long inscription can be read from top to bottom and also from bottom to top when reversed The other side of the magical gem stone shows: CE N E K A C