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Magical gem: Aphrodite anadyomene (A) ἡ χάρις (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1168
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus-BLloan_01
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Inventory:
Bodleian Library loan 01
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 13.20
Former Collections:
Warren, Charles Collection
Material:
lapis lazuli (blue)
Dimensions:
15.5 x 14 x 4.8 mm
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Henig - MacGregor)
Iconography:
Aphrodite anadyomene; plant: lotus flowers (2)
A: Aphrodite anadyomene standing to front between two lotus flowers, nude, wringing out her hair.
B: Inscription in three lines: ηχαρισ → ἡ χάρις.

Bibliography
Henig - MacGregor 2004, 126, no. 13.20

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CBd-1168. 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/1168 on 21-02-2024.

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