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Magical gem: Nemesis, worshipper (A) lion, inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1784
ID-Number:
US-NY-ANS_0000.999.35417
Collection:
US_New York, American Numismatic Society
Inventory:
0000.999.35417
References:
Schwartz–Schwartz, 42; Michel, DMG, no. 40.1_5
Material:
carnelian, yellow to orange
Dimensions:
13.5 x 18 mm
Iconography:
animal: lion; Nemesis; griffin; wheel; clothing: garment; gesture, orant; figure, male; column; gesture, hand raised to mouth
Divine Names & Voces:
Νέμεσις

A: On the left, the goddess Nemesis standing to right, wearing a long robe, right hand raised to mouth, wheel at her feet. In front of her, the small figure of a worshipper squatting on the ground, one hand raised in adoration. Behind, griffin on top of a column. Inscription around: θεανεμ → θεά Νέμ(εσις). 'The goddess Nemesis.'
B: Lion, walking to left. Inscrιption around: ιβοηιθι → {ι}βοή{ι}θ<ε>ι. 'Help me.' (Schwartz: The initial ι is perhaps the continuation of the inscription of side A.)

Bibliography
Schwartz - Schwartz on CBd-1784
The American Numismatic Society Collections database on CBd-1784

Last modified: 2019-08-21 17:17:35
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CBd-1784. 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/1784 on 23-05-2022.

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