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Magical gem: Cerberus
CBd-Number:
CBd-2384
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_85.AN.370.38
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
85.AN.370.38
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 26.3_2
Former Collections:
Mezzacappa, Damon (1936–2015) New York; Kagan, Jonathan H. (New York)
Material:
magnetite (black)
Dimensions:
19 x 17 mm
Iconography:
Cerberus
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; λυκυνξ and variants
Description: Trasnverse oval, side A flat. Shape 8. Magnetite (J. Spier) / green jasper (Getty website). Surface much abraded.

A: Three-headed Cerberus running to left. Around the figure a Greek inscription: λυκυνζυνμιμνιμυχαμαευεπιε → variant of the vox λυκυνξ and unidentified voces.
B: Plain.

/Description: Jeffrey Spier - CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 285, 26.3_2.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection online CBd-2384(http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/11128/unknown-maker-engraved-gem-roman-1st-4th-century


Last modified: 2017-09-17 18:17:08
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CBd-2384. 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/2384 on 23-05-2022.

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Notes Side A