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Magical gem: Eros and Psyche
CBd-Number:
CBd-1166
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus_2003.105
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Inventory:
2003.105
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 13.18
Material:
chalcedony, white to brown/grey
Dimensions:
37 x 23.5 x 14 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Henig - MacGregor)
Iconography:
garland; clothing: garment; weapon: arrow; weapon: bow
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
A: On the left: winged Psyche standing to right, wearing peplos, extending a garland towards Eros, who stands on the left, facing her, with a bow in his left hand and an arrow in his right hand. Between them inscription vertically from bottom to top: βαλθαμ. Encircling the scene above: χρωευτυχωσ → χρῶ εὐτυχῶς. 'Fare you well!', below: θεοδωρα → Θεοδώρα.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Henig - MacGregor 2004, 125, no. 13.18

Last modified: 2015-01-08 13:04:03
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CBd-1166. 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/1166 on 21-02-2024.

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