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Magical gem: Scorpion (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1349
ID-Number:
Fr-BnF-CdM_AA.Seyrig.25
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
AA.Seyrig.25
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 128; Michel, DMG, no. 51.1.a_6; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 571
Former Collections:
Seyrig, Henry (Beirut)
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
15.1 x 13.2 x 3 mm
Iconography:
scorpion
Divine Names & Voces:
ωρθμενχινιαμβων and variants

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Yellow jasper. Small cracks on the surface. From Antioch, given by Prost.

A: Scorpion.
B: Greek inscription in three lines: ωιθθμ|ενχινυυυι|βυυυι → variant of ωρθμενχινιαμβων (?).

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1349
Mastrocinque 2014, no. 571.

The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-1349

Last modified: 2019-10-21 21:02:51
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1349
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CBd-1349. 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/1349 on 22-05-2022.

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Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

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Notes Side A and B