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Magical gem: Isis, Zeus-Sarapis (A) Letters and characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-134
ID-Number:
GB-Cambridge, Corpus Christi_C 19
Collection:
GB_Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, Lewis Collection
Inventory:
C 19
References:
Henig, Lewis, no. 240; Michel, DMG, no. 45.4.c_3
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
15 x 22 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Henig)
Iconography:
Zeus; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; modius; Cerberus; scepter, unspecified; throne; torch, burning; Isis
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
A: On the right, Zeus-Sarapis seated in profile to left on a throne. He is crowned with the modius and wears tunic and mantle. Left hand raised and leaning on a tall sceptre, right hand resting on the head of Cerberus. Facing him on the left, the standing figure of Isis, also crowned with the calathus, wearing tunic and mantle. Her right hand supports a tall, burning torch, left hand reaches out towards the head of Cerberus.
B: Characteres and letters: μορωμιχεντα → unidentified vox magica.

Bibliography
Henig 1975, 58, no. 240.
Veymiers 2009, 318, V.ABC 3, Pl. 49.

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CBd-134. 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/134 on 17-05-2022.

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