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Magical gem: Sarapis enthroned, with Cerberus (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1142
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_10.130.1388
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
10.130.1388
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 45.1.c_4
Material:
lapis lazuli (blue)
Dimensions:
16 x 10 x 3 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (MM Coll. website)
Iconography:
Cerberus; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; Sarapis; scepter, unspecified; throne; modius
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω
A: Sarapis enthroned to right, wearing tunic and mantle, head crowned with the modius, right hand raised high and leaning on a tall scepter, left hand extended above the head of Cerberus.
Inscription below: λεαιαω → vox including Ἰάω.
B: Inscribed in thirtheen lines: νουχα|νουχα|λινουχα|αλινουχα|αμορσαβ?ι||περισααβραμ|ακραχανβηχι|ξαιβοθ|βελιαβοθ|εμεαχελχι||
ινουθινομ?|υ?θινο?ν|[.]ηρ → voces including Ἀβράμ?  Partly in pterygoma form?

Bibliography
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1142

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CBd-1142. 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/1142 on 22-05-2022.

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