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Magical gem: Aphrodite and Ares (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1727
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M119
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M119
References:
Michel 2001, no. 113; Michel, DMG, no. 5.3.b_1
Former Collections:
Blanchet, Jules-Adrien (1866–1957)
Material:
serpentine (green to black)
Dimensions:
34.9 x 30.6 x 4.3 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Aphrodite; Ares, Mars ultor-type; clothing: mantle; weapon: armour; weapon: helmet; weapon: shield; weapon: spear; gesture, arms tied; cord
Logoi:
Ἰαεω‑palindrome

A: On the left, Aphrodite clad in a mantle below the hips, standing with hands tied behind her back with a rope, which is held by Ares, who stands on the right in armour and helmet, leaning on his shield with his right hand and supporting a spear with his left. 
B: Inscribed in five lines: ιαηω|βαφνεμ|ουνοθιλα|πικπιφιαε. 
C: Belonging to the inscription on the reverse: κιραλιθονυονμενερφα → variant of Ἰαεω-palindrome.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1727

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CBd-1727. 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/1727 on 23-05-2022.

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Credits From Michel 2001

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