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Magical gem: Demeter enthroned (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2020
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_11939a
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
11939a
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 44; Michel, DMG, no. 12.1_2
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
14.5 x 10 x 3 mm
Dating:
1st c. BC–1st c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
moon, crescent; throne; snake; clothing: tunic; clothing: mantle; vessel: patera?; Demeter; plant: stalks of grain (2); headdress; ant; diadem
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβραξάς

A: Demeter seated to front on a throne. She is crowned with a diadem and wears a tunic, her mantle is in her lap. Left hand raised and holding two stalks of grain, right hand holding a patera (?). On the right, a rearing snake, on the left, an ant. Above, a crescent open to top.
B: Inscription in two lines: ειωχρονε|αβρα[.]ασ → voces including Ἀβραξάς.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2020
Michel, DMG, 12.1_2.

Images
Cast of CBd-2020 obverse  in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library
 

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CBd-2020. 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/2020 on 23-05-2022.

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