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Magical gem: Horned Pan (A) Greek text (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1107
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_41.160.639
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
41.160.639
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 59; Michel, DMG, no. 17.2.a_1
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
22 x 18 x 5 mm
Dating:
ca. 2nd–3rd c. AD (MM Coll. website)
Iconography:
Pan; weapon: pedum; gesture, dancing; syrinx; star

A: Horned Pan standing to left, dancing and holding a syrinx to his mouth with his right hand, left hand holding a throwing stick. Inscription around the edge: letters, characteres and a six-pointed star.
B: Inscription in five lines: σε|φορο|ααπ|οπαντο|σκακου → [φύλασ]σε [τὸν] φορο[ῦντ]α ἀπὸ παντὸς κακοῦ.
'Protect the wearer (of this amulet) from all evil.'

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1107
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1107

 

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CBd-1107. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1107 on 27-05-2022.

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941 (41.160.639)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941 (41.160.639)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941 (41.160.639)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941 (41.160.639)

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Credits From Bonner SMA

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