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Magican gem in a modern gold mount: Athena Parthenos (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2454
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 352
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 352
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2210; Michel, DMG, no. 8.2_1
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
14.3 x 10.8 (si.O.) x 2 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Athena; clothing: garment; weapon: helmet; weapon: shield; weapon: spear; gesture, figure in hand; Nike; wreath; plant: palm branch
Divine Names & Voces:
σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης and variants; Ἰάω
Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8. Red jasper. Set in a modern gold ring with a revolving bezel.
Already at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in 1853.

A: Athena Parthenos standing to left,  wearing peplos and helmet. Left hand holding a shield seen from the side, right hand holding a spear and a Nike-figure, with a wreath and palm branch in her hand.
B: Greek inscription in a spiral: ιαωσεσενγενβαρφαρανγησ → Ἰάω, σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2454
Michel, DMG, 8.2_1.

Last modified: 2017-11-27 17:41:48
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CBd-2454. 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/2454 on 27-05-2022.

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