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Magical gem: Cynocephalus with small figure (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2364
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_84.AN.1.77
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
84.AN.1.77
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 36.1.a_14
Former Collections:
Mezzacappa, Damon (1936–2015) New York
Material:
quartz (?); amber
Dimensions:
16.6 x 13.2 x 3 mm
Iconography:
base; figure, cynocephalus; figure, unidentified; gesture, greeting; gesture, ithyphallic
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Brown quartz with inclusions (J. Spier) / amber (Getty website).

A: Dog-headed figure with a long tail standing on a base to left. Ithyphallic, arms raised in greeting. On the left, small nude figure standing in three-quarter view to right, turning towards the cynocephalus.
B: Inscription in five lines: χω|θω|χι|[.]α|χ → unidentified vox.

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 36.1.a_14.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Online on CBd-2364

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CBd-2364. 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/2364 on 22-05-2022.

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