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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Bust of Sarapis, eagle
CBd-Number:
CBd-2450
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1512
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1512
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2206; Michel, DMG, no. 45.3.d_2
Former Collections:
Timoni, Franz von (Vienna)
Material:
carnelian, yellow to orange
Dimensions:
16.5 x 13 (si.O.) x 3.6 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
modius; Sarapis; bird: eagle; clothing: tunic
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; vocales
Description: Upright oval, both sides slightly convex. Shape 4. Dark orange, translucent carnelian. Set in a modern gold ring.
Purchased in 1865.

A:
Bearded bust of Sarapis in tunic, to left, head crowned with the modius. Below, an eagle with outstretched wings, head to left. To the left of the bust, a crescent, to the right, an eight-pointed star. In the free field: Greek letters.
In front of the head νο|ρα, behind the head: τ. Above the right wing of the eagle ατ|πο, above the left wing: ο|υ. Around the edge, vertically below the right wing ιεοοε, vertically below the left wing γαμμσ → voces including vocales.
B: Hidden.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2450
Michel, DMG, 45.3.d_2.

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CBd-2450. 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/2450 on 23-05-2022.

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