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Magical gem: Two Eros-figures (A) Inscription in Greek and Latin (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2242
ID-Number:
IT-Roma-MNR_69710
Collection:
IT_Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano, Medagliere
Inventory:
69710
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Ro 20
Former Collections:
Museum Kircherianum
Material:
onyx, yellow to gray
Dimensions:
20.9 x 14.3 x 3.7 mm
Iconography:
Erotes (2); torches (2); garland
Transverse oval gem with trapezoid section, edge hardly marked. Minor chipping on the edge and on both faces.
A: Two winged Eros-figures standing in profile, facing each other. Both hold torches towards the edge of the gem, between them a garland (Mastorcinque: butterfly?).
B: Inscription (partly in Greek and partly in Latin) in three lines: χαρισ|paramythius|aug → χάρις paramythius aug(usta); reading A. Mastrocinque.

(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, 137, Ro 20.
Last modified: 2016-01-31 00:20:20
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2242
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CBd-2242. 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/2242 on 22-05-2024.

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