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Magical gem: Nude figure, animals (A) Greek inscription, characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2341
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_83.AN.437.45
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
83.AN.437.45
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 57.2.b_1
Former Collections:
Mezzacappa, Damon (1936–2015) New York
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
19 x 14 x 3.5 mm
Iconography:
figure, male; animal: ram; animal: lion; vessel, unspecified; thunderbolt
Divine Names & Voces:
Σερφουθ Μουι Σρω
Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Gray jasper. Intact.

A: Nude, bearded figure standing to right on a lotus flower. His right hand is raised above the head, holding a two-handled vase and pouring some liquid over a lightning bolt held in his left hand. On the left side of the figure: a lion, on the right side: a ram.
B: Inscription in four lines: σερ|φθου|θμσσι|υοσ → variant of Σερφουθ Μουι Σρω. Characteres.

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 57.2.b_1
Michel 2011, 85–86, pl. 12a–b.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Online on CBd-2341
Last modified: 2017-09-12 11:12:19
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2341
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2341. 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/2341 on 22-05-2022.

Image-ID 6555

Rights © The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California, Gift of Damon Mezzacappa and Jonathan H. Kagan

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Rights © The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California, Gift of Damon Mezzacappa and Jonathan H. Kagan

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Rights © The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California, Gift of Damon Mezzacappa and Jonathan H. Kagan

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