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Magical gem: Two Sarapis-figures
CBd-Number:
CBd-1939
ID-Number:
DE-Köln-Institut für Altertumskunde_1
Collection:
DE_Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde der Universität
Inventory:
1
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln 1; Michel, DMG, no. 57.2.a_2
Former Collections:
Matouk, Fouad S. Collection
Material:
agate (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
25.5 x 24 x 5.4 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; modius; scepter, unspecified; throne; Cerberus; gesture, greeting; Sarapis-figures (2)
A: Two Sarapis-figures. On the left: Zeus-Sarapis standing to left, wearing tunic and mantle, with a tall scepter in the left hand, right hand raised in greeting. He is crowned with the modius. On the right: Hades-Sarapis seated in profile to left on a throne. He is crowned with the modius and wears tunic and mantle. Left hand raised and leaning on a tall scepter, right hand resting on the head of Cerberus. Inscription around the scene: οπιστοσει[. . ."]"ηριοζ ὁ πιστὸς εἶ [ἱκτ"]"ήριο{ζ}>. 'You are the one to be trusted, the one to be prayed to.'

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln on CBd-1939
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Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1939
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CBd-1939. 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/1939 on 23-05-2022.

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