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Magical gem: Bust of Sarapis and Tyche
CBd-Number:
CBd-2230
ID-Number:
IT-Roma-MNR_106418
Collection:
IT_Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano, Medagliere
Inventory:
106418
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Ro 7
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
16 x 12.3 x 3.4 mm
Iconography:
Sarapis; Isis-Tyche; calathus; clothing: tunic; moon, crescent; star; rudder; cornucopia; clothing: mantle
Transverse oval gem, trapezoid section, edge diagonally cut, both faces flat.
A: On the left, the bust of Sarapis in profile to right, crowned with a calathus. In front of him, frontal view of Isis-Tyche, wearing a tunic and a mantle, calathus on her head. Right hand holds a steering oar, left hand a cornucopia. In the free field between the figures, at the bottom, a lying crescent with an eight-pointed star above it; at the top, letters and characteres.
B: Plain.

(Description: Chiara Ciampi  CBd. Alterations from A. Mastrocinque in SGG are based on close observation of the gem by Chiara Ciampi and Á. M. Nagy, 2015-2016).

Bibliography
SGG II, 132-133, Ro 7. 

Last modified: 2016-02-01 12:47:12
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2230
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CBd-2230. 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/2230 on 19-06-2024.

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Credits by Attilio Mastrocinque

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