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Magical gem: Helios driving quadriga, vocales (A) σθομβαολη-logos (B) voces (C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1413
ID-Number:
Fr-BnF-CdM_AA.Seyrig.10
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
AA.Seyrig.10
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 228; Michel, DMG, no. 22.4.b_6; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 391
Former Collections:
Seyrig, Henry (Beirut)
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
17 x 13 x 4 mm
Iconography:
Helios; quadriga; clothing: tunic; rays (6); flail; gesture, greeting; stars (7)
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; vocales; σθομβαολη-logos

Description: Transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Dark green jasper. Chipped along the edge. From Athens.

A: Helios standing on a quadriga, crowned with six rays, wearing a tunic, his right hand raised in greeting and holding the bridle of the horses and a whip in his left hand. Above and below: three-three stars, and an additional one behind Helios. Letters above each star: αεη[ο]υω → vocales.
B: Greek inscription in five lines: σθομβ̣|αογηβαολσθ|ομβαλλακαμ|σθομβαληθα|ενετηαραχ → variant of the σθομβαολη-logos.
C: Greek inscription running on the edge: σατραπσρυ.σκτωεστριμριιλππι̣πων → unidentified voces.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1413
Mastrocinque 2014 on CBd-1413

The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-1413

Last modified: 2019-10-21 21:58:27
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1413
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CBd-1413. 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/1413 on 23-05-2022.

Image-ID 10444

Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

Rights © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Cabinet des Médailles

Notes Side A and B