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Magical gem: Eros, voces (A) Ἰάω, palm branch, crown (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1366
ID-Number:
Fr-BnF-CdM_AA.Seyrig.18
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
AA.Seyrig.18
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 160; Michel, DMG, no. 15.1.a_1; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 443
Former Collections:
Seyrig, Henry (Beirut)
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
15 x 12 x 3 mm
Dating:
15 x 12 x 3 mm
Iconography:
Eros; torch; trident; plant: palm branch; wreath; torch, inverted; ribbon
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; voces, unidentified

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Yellow jasper. Intact. From Athens.

A: Winged Eros, nude, holding a torch in his right hand and a trident in his left hand. Greek inscription below: οχωρωφψι → unidentified voces.
B: Greek inscription: ιαω → Ἰάω. Above: a palm branch. Below: a wreath.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1366
Mastrocinque 2014 on CBd-1366

The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-1366

Last modified: 2019-09-09 20:02:53
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1366
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CBd-1366. 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/1366 on 17-05-2022.

Image-ID 10495

Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

Rights © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Cabinet des Médailles

Notes Side A and B