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Hecate (A) crescent, stars and characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2024
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9806
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9806
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 48; Michel, DMG, no. 21.2.b_4
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
26 x 21 x 4.5 mm
Dating:
turn of the 1st–2nd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
headband; whips (2); weapon: daggers (2); moon, crescent; stars (3); torches (2); torch, inverted; torch, burning; modii (3); Hecate; clothing: garment; stars (7)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω
A: Hecate, shown as three separate figures: two of them in profile and the middle one to front, each wearing peplos and modius with a star. The figure on the left holds two whips; the central figure holds two burning torches, her hands hid behind the sideward figures; the rightmost figure holds two daggers. The sidelong figures wear headbands on her coiffures. In the free field, four eight-pointed stars. Inscribed below the base line: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: Crescent with three stars and characteres.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2024
Michel, DMG, 21.2.b_4.

Images
Cast of CBd-2024 obverse  in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library
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CBd-2024. 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/2024 on 03-10-2022.

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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

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