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Amulet gem: Nemesis, Νέμεσι βοήθει (A) Palm branch (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1308
ID-Number:
Fr-BnF-CdM_AA.Seyrig.12
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
AA.Seyrig.12
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 57; Michel, DMG, no. 40.1_2; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 417
Former Collections:
Seyrig, Henry (Beirut)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
14 x 9 x 3 mm
Iconography:
Nemesis; scepter, unspecified; clothing: garment; wheel; clothing: veil; plant: palm branch
Divine Names & Voces:
Νέμεσις

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Black haematite. Intact.

A: Standing figure of a veiled Nemesis, wearing a long peplos, to right. Her left hand holds a staff, her right hand is raised, lifting the drapery. Wheel at the feet of the goddess. Inscription on the left, from top to bottom in mirror writing: Νεμεσι → Νέμεσι. On the right: βοηθει → βοήθει 'Nemesis, help me!'
B: Palm branch.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1308
Mastrocinque 2014 on CBd-1308

The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-1308

Last modified: 2019-11-08 21:58:16
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1308
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CBd-1308. 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/1308 on 22-05-2022.

Image-ID 10470

Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

Rights © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Cabinet des Médailles

Notes Side A and B