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Magical gem: Zeus-Sarapis enthroned (A) ram with stars (B) Greek inscription (C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1172
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus_2003.107
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Inventory:
2003.107
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 13.24
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
22 x 16.4 x 3.1 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Henig - MacGregor)
Iconography:
Zeus; throne; stars (3); stars (4); scepter, unspecified; plant: stalk of grain; animal: ram

A: Zeus-Sarapis sitting enthroned, to left, right hand resting on a tall scepter, left hand holding an ear of corn. A crescent, open to top, in front of Zeus-Sarapis; three eight-pointed stars around him.
B: Ram standing to left, with four eight-pointed stars around it.
C: Inscription around the edge: βοηθεπεμοι → βοήθει? μοι. 'Help me.'

Bibliography
Henig - MacGregor 2004, 126, no. 13.24

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CBd-1172. 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/1172 on 21-02-2024.

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