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Magical gem: Figure with torches (A) τιρο (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1171
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus_2003.106
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Inventory:
2003.106
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 13.23
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
19.8 x 15 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Henig - MacGregor)
Iconography:
figure, male; torches (2); torch, burning; modius; rays (5); clothing: tunic; shoes: boots
A: Standing male figure, head to left, wearing a short tunic and boots. Head crowned with a modius and encircled with five rays, both arms lowered beside the body and slightly outstretched, holding burning torches. Letters on the left: θ ε, and three vertical dashes; on the right ς? (retrograde) τ τ?
B: Inscription in one line: τιρο.

Bibliography
Henig - MacGregor 2004, 126, no. 13.23

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CBd-1171. 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/1171 on 21-02-2024.

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