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Magical gem: Female figure with an obelisk, Ἰάω (A)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2363
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_84.AN.1.76
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
84.AN.1.76
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 55.1.b_1
Former Collections:
Mezzacappa, Damon (1936–2015) New York
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
16 x 13 mm
Iconography:
clothing: chiton; clothing: veil?; obelisk; star; gesture, orant; crown, Isis-; clothing: tunic; Isis?; crown, double feathers
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω
Description: Upright oval, side A flat. Shape 8. Green jasper. Chips on the edge.

A: Female figure (Isis?) standing to left, turning towards an obelisk; hands raised in adoration. The figure wears a chiton, on her head a veil or a headdress, and the Isis-crown with double feathers. The obelisk is inscribed vertically: ια eight-pointed star ω. ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: Plain.

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 55.1.b_1.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Online on CBd-2363

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CBd-2363. 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/2363 on 22-05-2022.

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