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Gorgoneion (A) Hecate (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2025
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9808
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9808
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 49; Michel, DMG, no. 18.1.b_8
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
limestone
Dimensions:
17.5 x 15 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
mid-2nd c. AD (Philipp)
Iconography:
Gorgoneion; Hecate; clothing: garment; modii (3); torches (2); torch, burning; weapon: daggers (2); whips (2)
Divine Names & Voces:
σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης and variants; voces, unidentified
A: Gorgo-head with two wings and two coiling snakes on her head, two other snakes are knotted under her chin. Inscription around: σεσενγενβαρφαραγγησ → variant of σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης.
B: Hecate trimorph, standing to front, wearing peplos and crowned with the modius. Lowermost arms holding whips, middle arms holding daggers and upper arms holding torches. Inscription below the base line: λαχνια → unidentified vox.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2025
Michel, DMG, 18.1.b_8.

Images
Cast of CBd-2025 obverse  in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library
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CBd-2025. 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/2025 on 29-09-2022.

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