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Magical gem: Cynocephalus (A) Greek inscripton (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1137
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_81.6.307
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
81.6.307
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 36.1.a_3
Former Collections:
King, Rev. Charles William Collection
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
16 x 13 x 2 mm
Dating:
ca. 2nd–3rd c. AD (MM Coll. website)
Iconography:
animal: cynocephalus; gesture, greeting; gesture, ithyphallic; solar disk; uraeus; rays (3)
Divine Names & Voces:
ηνναμαρω and variants
A: Standing figure of an ithyphallic baboon in profile to left, head crowned with the solar disk and a uraeus with three rays on the head, hands raised in greeting.
B: Inscibed: ηναμερω → variant of ηνναμαρω.

Bibliography
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1137

Last modified: 2015-07-14 22:01:44
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1137
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1137. 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/1137 on 22-05-2022.

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.307)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.307)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.307)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.307)

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