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Magical gem: Pregnant woman (A) ithyphallic donkey, υυυ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2338
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_82.AN.162.80a
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
82.AN.162.80a
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 54.9_5
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
16 x 12 mm
Iconography:
weapon: club; gesture, childbirth; animal: donkey; gesture, ithyphallic; Omphale
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales, triads of
Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Red jasper. Intact.

A: Frontal view of Omphale represented as a squatting pregnant woman, facing right. Nude; right hand raised high and holding a club, left hand resting on the knee. On her head: a hairdress? 
B: Ithyphallic donkey facing left. Inscription below the animal: υυυ.

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 54.9_5, pl. 78, 23.A.1.l_2.
Dasen 2008, 267–268.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Online on CBd-2338


 
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CBd-2338. 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/2338 on 22-05-2022.

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