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Magical gem: Helios and Selene (A) vocales (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2010
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_10133
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
10133
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 34; Michel, DMG, no. 49.2.a_1
Former Collections:
Crignon de Montigny, Alphonse (1812-1877) Collection
Material:
magnetite (black)
Dimensions:
21 x 15 x 3 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Helios; Selene; rays (6); clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; moon, crescent; gesture, embrace
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales, αεηιουω

A: On the left, Helios, nude and crowned with six rays, embracing Selene, wearing tunic and mantle, her head topped with a crescent. Both figures in three-quarter view, facing each other.
B: Inscription in three lines: αεη|ιου|ω → the Greek vowel series.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2010
Michel, DMG, 49.2.a_1.

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CBd-2010. 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/2010 on 22-05-2022.

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