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Amulet(?) gem: The goddess Alexandria in naiskos
CBd-Number:
CBd-1985
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg-9781
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9781
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 9
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
plasma (green)
Dimensions:
17 x 14 x 3 mm
Dating:
1st c. BC (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Alexandria, goddess; clothing: mantle; columns (2); headdress, elephant; naiskos; plant: stalks of grain (2); star
A: Bust of a goddess (Alexandria) in profile to left, in elephant-headdress and mantle (?), placed within a naiskos. A flight of steps leads up to the naiskos, which is framed by two columns, and topped by a lunette decorated with a star. The edifice is flanked by stalks of grain on each side.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-1985

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CBd-1985. 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/1985 on 04-10-2022.

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica