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Magical gem: Demeter (A) Gorgoneion (B) Greek inscription (C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2019
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_11935
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
11935
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 43; Michel, DMG, no. 12.1_1
Former Collections:
Berlin, Antiquarium
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
16 x 12 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
1st c. BC–1st c. AD; reverse: 2nd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Gorgoneion; throne; clothing: tunic; clothing: mantle; stars (3); bird: cock; plant: stalks of grain (2); headdress; ant
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

A: Demeter seated in profile to right on a throne. She is wearing a tunic, and mantle, and a diadem on her head. Left hand holding two stalks of grain. On the right, a cock and an ant.
B: Gorgoneion with three eight-pointed stars and characteres.
C: Inscription around on the edge: αρυκγημαβησικορωμαλ → unidentified vox.
 
Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2019
Michel, DMG,12.1_1.
 

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CBd-2019. 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/2019 on 22-05-2022.

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