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Magical gem: Inscribed figure
CBd-Number:
CBd-2435
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_XI 1749
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
XI 1749
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2192; Michel, DMG, no. 29.3_2
Material:
glass, blue
Dimensions:
21 x 23.5 x 5.3 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Harpocrates; crown, lotus; side-lock of youth; snake; key, unspecified

Description: Shape 6. Side B and at edges sanded, but not polished. Green glass, light blue in the light. Lower half broken off and missing. 
Already at the Museum in 1806. 

A: Upper body of a figure (Harpocrates?) standing to right, with a ram-headed (?) snake in front of him. He wears the side-lock of youth and the lotus-crown, the left hand holds a key. His body is covered with Greek letters and characteres, only one word is legible on the chest: νεου.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2435
Michel, DMG, 29.3_2.

Last modified: 2018-11-25 08:57:09
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2435
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CBd-2435. 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/2435 on 27-05-2022.

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side A

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Notes Side B

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