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Magical gem: Aphrodite and Ares, figures with altar (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1728
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_ M127
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M127
References:
Michel 2001, no. 114; Michel, DMG, no. 5.3.b_2
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
16.4 x 13.8 x 2.6 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Aphrodite; plant: stalks of (3); cord; bird: ibis, tied to an altar; gesture, hand raised to mouth; gesture, arms tied; weapon: spear; weapon: shield; weapon: helmet; weapon: armour; clothing: mantle; Ares, Mars ultor-type; figures, male (2)
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

A: Upper segment: Ares standing to right in armour, leaning on a spear with his right hand,  and holding the tied hands of Aphrodite with a cord with his left hand. Aphrodite also turns to right and is clad in a mantle covering her lower body. Lower segment: two squatting figures facing each other, both with hands raised to mouth. Between them, ibis to left, tied to an altar with a cord, the altar is topped with three stalks of plant. Letters around the top edge: εβθ.
B: Inscription in four lines: ιουθιη|ανιουθ|αχμοιοα|ευηιαυχ → unidentified voces. 

 

 


Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1728

 

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CBd-1728. 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/1728 on 22-05-2022.

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Credits From Michel 2001

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