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Magical gem: Greek inscription, unidentified object
CBd-Number:
CBd-2253
ID-Number:
IT-Roma-MNR_78770
Collection:
IT_Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano, Medagliere
Inventory:
78770
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Ro 31
Former Collections:
Castellani Collection
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
15 x 12.5 x 2.1 mm
Iconography:
object, unidentified
Upright oval gem with trapezoid section, edge diagonally cut, both faces slightly convex.
A: Basket(?). Inscription in four lines in mirror writing above, beside and below the representation (the third line is written from left to right): μεγα|ληθεαπ|σι|ιδικη → μεγάλη θεά π<ισ>ιδίκη. 
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, 141, Ro 31.

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CBd-2253. 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/2253 on 22-05-2024.

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Credits by Attilio Mastrocinque

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