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Magical gem: Three Graces (A) Eros (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2018
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9873
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9873
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 42; Michel, DMG, no. 10_1
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
24 x 16.5 x 3.2 mm
Dating:
turn of the 1st–2nd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Graces (3); star; figure, unidentified; object, unidentified; Eros; weapon: arrow; weapon: bow; figure, female; gesture, embrace
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἀδωναΐ; Ἀδωναΐ, variants
A: Two of the three Graces, standing nude and in embrace, above a figure lying on the ground. The figure on the right is holding something in her hand (Philipp: fruit or flower?) On the right, an eight-pointed star. Inscription around the scene: αβρασαξ → Ἀβρασάξ.
B: Winged Eros to left, with bow and arrow in his hands, facing a larger female figure. Inscription around: αδω[ναιαδ]ωνε → Ἀδωναΐ and variant of  Ἀδωναΐ. 

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2018
Miche, DMG10_1.
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CBd-2018. 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/2018 on 23-05-2022.

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