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Amulet(?) gem in a modern gold ring: Isis in front of an altar
CBd-Number:
CBd-126
ID-Number:
GB-Cambridge, Fitzwilliam_B 313 (CM)
Collection:
GB_Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum
Inventory:
B 313 (CM)
References:
Henig, Cambridge, no. 514
Former Collections:
Hertz Collection; Mayer Collection; Clarke Collection
Material:
magnetite (black)
Dimensions:
13.5 x 9.5 mm
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Henig)
Iconography:
Isis?; clothing: mantle; sistrum; vessel: situla; altar; solar disk; uraei (2)
A: Isis (or a priestess of Isis?) standing to right, wearing a mantle. Right hand lowered beside the body and holding a situla, left hand bent in elbow and holding a sistrum, head crowned with a modius. In front of her, a small altar with solar disk and uraei.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Henig 1994, 235-36, no. 514.
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CBd-126. 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/126 on 13-08-2022.

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