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Magical gem in a modern gold ring: Two-headed figure (A) logos (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-132
ID-Number:
GB-Cambridge, Fitzwilliam_S 37 (CM)
Collection:
GB_Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum
Inventory:
S 37 (CM)
References:
Henig, Cambridge, no. 518
Former Collections:
Ricketts and Shannon Collection
Material:
chalcedony, white to brown/grey
Dimensions:
18 x 14 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
gem: c. 500 BC, inscription: 1st–2nd c. AD (Henig)
Iconography:
figure, with multiple heads; clothing: kilt; snakes (2)
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
A: Late Archaic Greek intaglio, with the representation of a two horse-headed, four-winged figure, grasping snakes.
B: Inscription in six lines: ζαμεαζ|ησκοδαδανκ|θδμαιβουαρ|αραουμενασ|σαμενκοδ|αν → unidentified voces.

Bibliography
Henig 1994, 29, 238, nos. 47 and 518.

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CBd-132. 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/132 on 13-08-2022.

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