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Magical gem in post-antique gold ring: Eros (A) characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2016
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg-11927
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
11927
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 40; Michel, DMG, no. 15.1.a_2
Former Collections:
Brandenburg, old Electoral Collection
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
12 x 9.5 x 2.8 mm
Dating:
mid-1st c. AD
Iconography:
Eros; figure, winged; torch, burning; weapon: bow; weapon: arrow
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
Logoi:
ακτιωφι-logos
A: Winged Eros to left, right hand holding a bow and arrow, left hand holding a burning torch. Inscription below: ιφωιχα → unidentified vox, or incipit of ακτιωφι-logos in mirror-writing?
B: Characteres.
Set in a post-antique gold ring.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2016
Michel, DMG15.1.a_2.

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CBd-2016. 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/2016 on 03-10-2022.

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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