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Magical gem: Male figure, Greek inscription (A) Greek inscription (Β)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1535
ID-Number:
Fr-BnF-CdM_AA.Seyrig.9
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
AA.Seyrig.9
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 384; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 472
Former Collections:
Seyrig, Henry (Beirut)
Material:
haematite (?); limonite (?)
Dimensions:
16 x 12 x 4.5 mm
Iconography:
figure, male; snakes (2); weapon: spear; plant: branch
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Μαρμαραουώθ and variants

Description: Side A upright oval flat, side B transverse oval, convex. Shape 7. Black haematite or limonite. Intact. From Latakia.

A: Nude male figure with two snakes around his abdomen, holding a spear in his right hand and a branch in his left hand. Greek inscription around the figure: μαρμαραιωθ συριημα λκεμθεψπαυα → voces including a variant of Μαρμαραουώθ. On the right, vertically: θεο εηασυ → voces maybe including a variant of θεός 'god.' On the left, vertically: ψεω ο → unidentified voces.
B: Greek inscription in three lines: .]εφρ[.|.]ψαριι[.]|λ → unidentified voces.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1535
Mastrocinque 2014 on CBd-1535

The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-1535

Last modified: 2019-11-22 15:00:18
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1535
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CBd-1535. 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/1535 on 01-12-2022.

Image-ID 10533

Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

Rights © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Cabinet des Médailles

Notes Side A and B