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Amulet gem: Ζεῦ ἅγιε (A) Isis-Tyche? (B) ἀποστρεψίκακε (C) Hecate (D)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1262
ID-Number:
Fr-BnF-CdM_AA.Seyrig.26
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
AA.Seyrig.26
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 360; Michel, DMG, no. 21.2.a_5; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 376
Former Collections:
Seyrig, Henry (Beirut)
Material:
amber
Dimensions:
19 x 8 x 8 mm
Iconography:
pedestal; whips (2); torches (2); weapon: daggers (2); torch, burning; clothing: garment; vessel: cup; modius; Hecate; figure, female
Divine Names & Voces:
Ζεύς

Description: Rectangular prism (side A and C transverse, side B and D upright). Black amber. Intact. From Aleppo.

A: ζευ|αγιε → Ζεῦ ἅγιε, 'Holy Zeus'.
B: Female figure – Isis-Tyche (Bonner) or Kore (Mastrocinque) – standing on a baseline, holding a cup (?) in the right hand and a tall torch (?) in her raised left hand.
C: αποστ|ρεψικακε → ἀποστρεψίκακε 'Averter of evil'.
D: Hecate on a pedestal, wearing peplos and modius, and holding torches in the lowermost hands, daggers in the middle hands and whips in the uppermost hands.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1262
Mastrocinque 2014 on CBd-1262

The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-1262

Last modified: 2019-07-21 18:48:43
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1262
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CBd-1262. 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/1262 on 29-09-2022.

Image-ID 10429

Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

Rights © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Cabinet des Médailles

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