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RSP11

Reference: RSP11 / Cat. No.

Period: Roman

Origin: Palmyra, Syria

Date: 100 150 AD

Description:

On shoulder/discus: Aramaic inscription aglbol v'mlkbl (Aglibol and Malakbel) and rosette.


Manufacture: Mould made.

Size (cm): L. 9.6, W. 6.9, H. 2.6

Condition: Filling-hole enlarged, hole in base.


Notes:
Cf. BMC III, Q2354-6; Rosenthal & Sivan, 206; Wright, Palmyra and Zenobia, 1895, p.158.


Comments:
The inscription refers to Aglibol and Malakbel, lunar and solar gods respectively in the Palmyrene pantheon.





Last edited: 10-03-2010

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