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Magical(?) gem set in an iron ring: Kerykeion, Θώθ
CBd-Number:
CBd-2220
ID-Number:
IT-Roma-MusCap_12813
Collection:
IT_Roma, Musei Capitolini
Inventory:
Medagliere, 12813
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. RoC 3
Material:
jasper, green to black; iron
Dimensions:
13.3 x 10.3 mm (gem); 27.3 x 16.6 x 25.7 mm (ring)
Iconography:
kerykeion
Divine Names & Voces:
Θώθ
Dark green jasper. Upright oval, almost rectangular, obverse slightly convex, edge rounded. Set in an iron ring, only a fragment of which now remains. 
A: Kerykeion with letters on its left and right, from top to bottom: θω|υθ → Θώθ.
B: Hidden.
(Alterations from Mastrocinque, SGG II are based on close observation of the gem by Á. M. Nagy, 2014).

Bibliography
SGG II, 128, RoC 3.


Last modified: 2015-01-18 12:53:49
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CBd-2220. 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/2220 on 14-06-2024.

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Credits by Attilio Mastrocinque

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