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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Pantheos (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2460
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1203
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1203
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2215; Michel, DMG, no. 41.4.c_1
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
20.5 x 16.2 (si.O.) x 4 mm
Dating:
2nd half of 2nd–1st half of 3rd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
crown, unspecified; nimbus; Pantheos; base; polos; star; Bes, face of; uraei (7)
Divine Names & Voces:
Βαϊνχωωωχ, variants; βαδητοφωθ and variants
Logoi:
βακαξιχυχ-logos and variants

Description: Both sides upright oval and flat. Shape 8–9. Black jasper, intact. Set in a modern gold ring.
Purchased in 1820 by C. v. Neupauer.

A: Frontal view of a four-winged lion-headed Bes-Pantheos standing atop a rectangular base. The figure is crowned with a polos, topped with five uraei and nimbus, and holds two triangular objects resembling the hieroglyphs "dj" – 'to give'. To the right of the figure, a rectangular stele with Greek letters and characteres, including a six-pointed star.
B: Greek inscription in seven lines: χυχβαχυχ|βακαχυχβα|χαξιχυχχυχχ|υχβαδητοφ|ωθγαβαδα||σαβαινχω|ωυω → variant of βακαξιχυχ-logos, including βαδητοφωθ.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2460
Michel, DMG, 41.4.c_1.

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CBd-2460. 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/2460 on 17-05-2022.

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