The CBd
 
 
Magical gem: Greek inscription (A) letters, characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2256
ID-Number:
IT-Roma-MNR_69683
Collection:
IT_Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano, Medagliere
Inventory:
69683
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Ro 39
Former Collections:
Museum Kircherianum
Material:
carnelian, red to brown
Dimensions:
17.1 x 13 x 2.3 mm
Divine Names & Voces:
σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης and variants; Ἰάω; voces, unidentified; αρβαθ and variants
Transverse oval gem with trapezoid section, edge diagonally cut. Without damage.
A: Inscribed in eight lines: αρβαθθιαω|ουχμαλμαρειο|υθβαρβαρεειολ|ομχχελομβρλβαρ|αυχαβρμασεσεν||γηνβαρφαργηνσ|ιαωζινιυοιχ|υιιυιλυνιχ → voces including αρβαθ, Ἰάω, σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης, Ἰάω. Although the engraver seems to have made no distinction between lambda and alpha, in the transcription alpha has been used.
B: Letters (some Latin) and characteres in four 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, 144, Ro 39.

Last modified: 2016-02-01 12:34:02
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2256
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2256. 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/2256 on 18-07-2024.

Image-ID 5606

Credits by Attilio Mastrocinque

Rights © Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano

Image-ID 5607

Credits by Attilio Mastrocinque

Rights © Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano

Image-ID 5608

Credits by Attilio Mastrocinque

Rights © Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano

1
2
3
3 image(s) total