The CBd
 
 
Magical gem: Helios (A) Greek inscription and characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2011
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_11928
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
11928
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 35; Michel, DMG, no. 22.2.a_4
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
15 x 12 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd–3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
clothing: mantle; gesture, greeting; Helios; rays (5); whip
Divine Names & Voces:
ιψιρω and variants
A: Helios, to front, head to right, raising his left hand in a greeting gesture, in his right hand a whip. The figure wears a mantle thrown over his shoulder and his right arm. Five rays around the head.
B: Inscription: ιψπρο| characteres → variant of ιψιρω, characteres. 

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2011
Michel, DMG22.2.a_4.

Images
Cast of CBd-2011 obverse  in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library
Last modified: 2015-06-16 11:45:48
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2011
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2011. 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/2011 on 01-10-2022.

Image-ID 5462

Credits by Margarete Büsing

Rights © Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum

Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

Image-ID 5463

Credits by Margarete Büsing

Rights © Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum

Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

Image-ID 5464

Credits by Margarete Büsing

Rights © Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum

Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

Image-ID 6371

Rights © Cornell University Library

Notes Cast preserved in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

1
2
3
4
4 image(s) total