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Magical gem: Frog (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1523
ID-Number:
Fr-BnF-CdM_AA.Seyrig.30
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
AA.Seyrig.30
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 370; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 553
Former Collections:
Seyrig, Henry (Beirut)
Material:
glass, green
Dimensions:
diam.: 12, thickness: 12 mm
Iconography:
frog

Description: Round gem. Green glass. Abraded.

A: Frog, seen from above
B: Greek inscription in two lines: φυλα|ξαι → φύλαξαι (for φύλασσε or φύλαξον): 'Protect me!'

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1523
Mastrocinque 2014, no. 553.

The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-1523

Last modified: 2019-10-25 18:24:27
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1523
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CBd-1523. 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/1523 on 18-07-2024.

Image-ID 10699

Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

Rights © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Cabinet des Médailles

Notes Side A and B