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Magical gem: Seth (A) Characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2233
ID-Number:
IT-Roma-MNR_78779
Collection:
IT_Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano, Medagliere
Inventory:
78779
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Ro 10
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
11.3 x 9.8 x 2.6 mm
Iconography:
Seth; weapon: shield; whip; rays (6); weapon: armour
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω

Obverse upright, reverse transverse oval, with trapezoid section, edge diagonally cut, both faces flat. 
A: Donkey-headed and donkey-legged figure (Seth) in armour (wearing a tunic?), with head and feet to right. Above the head, a circle surrounded with seven rays, right hand raised high and holding a whip, left hand holding a shield. Above the figure: ιαω → Ἰάω. 
B: Characteres in two lines.

(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 10.
 

Last modified: 2019-10-28 17:10:54
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2233
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CBd-2233. 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/2233 on 18-07-2024.

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