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Magical gem: Dog-headed figure (A) vox (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2234
ID-Number:
IT-Roma-MNR_78762
Collection:
IT_Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano, Medagliere
Inventory:
78762
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Ro 11
Former Collections:
Castellani Collection (?)
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
12.6 x 10.6 x 3.3 mm
Iconography:
figure, cynocephalus; gesture, greeting?; gesture, ithyphallic
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ

Obverse upright oval, reverse transverse oval, trapezoid section, edge diagonally cut, chipped.
A: Dog-headed(?), ityphallic figure with long tail, walking to left with arms raised.
B: Inscription in two lines: αβρα|σαξ → Ἀβρασάξ.

(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, 134, Ro 11.

Last modified: 2019-10-28 17:11:14
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2234
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CBd-2234. 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/2234 on 22-06-2024.

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Credits by Attilio Mastrocinque

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