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Magical gem: Pantheos on Ouroboros
CBd-Number:
CBd-2370
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_84.AN.1.83
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
84.AN.1.83
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 41.1_25
Former Collections:
Mezzacappa, Damon (1936–2015) New York
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
13.2 x 11.2 x 2.6 mm
Iconography:
Ouroboros; cartouche; Pantheos; gesture, ithyphallic?; tail of bird; scepter, was (2); tail of crocodile; protomes of animals (3-3); crown, unspecified
Description: Upright oval, side A flat. Shape 8. Mottled gray jasper (J. Spier) / "Serpentine?, granite with feldspar, quartz, mica?" (Getty website). Intact.

A: Four-winged Pantheos standing to front, feet to right, on an Ouroboros cartouche. Head crowned and surrounded with three pairs of animal protomes. Behind the wings and in the arms two tall was-scepters. A bird's tail and a crocodile's tail project from the body from the left. Ithyphallic?
B: Plain.

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 317, 41.1_25.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection online CBd-2370
Last modified: 2017-09-12 14:09:58
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2370
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CBd-2370. 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/2370 on 23-05-2022.

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