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Magical gem: Female figure (A) σισισρω-logos (B) star, crescent, lion (C) Greek inscription (D)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1268
ID-Number:
Fr-BnF-CdM_AA.Seyrig.27
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
AA.Seyrig.27
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 366; Michel, DMG, no. 37.A.1.a_4; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 189
Former Collections:
Seyrig, Henry (Beirut)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
23 x 6 x 4 mm
Iconography:
figure, female; crown, unspecified; star; moon, crescent; animal: lion; pedestal; clothing: garment; gesture, hand raised to mouth
Divine Names & Voces:
Χνουμ?; Ῥῆ
Logoi:
σισισρω-logos

Description: Spindle-shaped stone. Side A upright, the other sides transverse. Black haematite. From Beirut. From the same workshop as CBd-1267? (A. Mastrocinque).

A: Female figure standing on a pedestal, raising her right hand to her mouth ('Sige') and wearing a crown.
B: σισισρω → part of the σισισρω-logos.
C: Star, walking lion, with a crescent open to top above its back.
D: χνουωρη → Χνουω Ῥῆ 'Khnum-Ra'?

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1268
Mastrocinque 2014 on CBd-1268

The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-1268

Last modified: 2019-11-08 21:54:52
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1268
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CBd-1268. 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/1268 on 30-11-2022.

Image-ID 10125

Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

Rights © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Cabinet des Médailles

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