The CBd
 
 
Amulet(?) gem: Busts of Isis ad Sarapis
CBd-Number:
CBd-2232
ID-Number:
IT-Roma-MNR_78748
Collection:
IT_Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano, Medagliere
Inventory:
78748
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Ro 9
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
19.5 x 15.8 x 4.1 mm
Iconography:
busts (2); calathus; Sarapis; Isis; stars (2); moon, crescent; crown, lotus; ribbon
Transverse oval gem, trapezoid section, both faces slightly convex, sharp edge. Without damage.
A: On the left, the bust of Isis in profile to right, crowned with a lotus crown. On the right, the bust of Sarapis in profile to left, calathus on the head. Both have ribbons in their hair. Between the figures, at the bottom, an eight-pointed star, at the top, a crescent open to top and an eight-pointed star. 
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, 133, Ro 9.
Last modified: 2016-01-31 00:08:02
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2232
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2232. 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/2232 on 30-09-2023.

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Credits by Attilio Mastrocinque

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