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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Snake-legged figure with cartouche
CBd-Number:
CBd-2484
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1243
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1243
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2240; Michel, DMG, no. 3.D_2
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
19.8 x 14.3 x 6.9 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
cartouche; weapon: armour; weapon: arrow; Anguipes, human-headed
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

Description: Upright oval, side A flat. Shape 8. Edges damaged. Set in a modern gold ring. 
Already at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in 1806.

A: Frontal view of a figure with a human body and snake's legs, head also to front. The figure wears an armour, with two arrow-heads (?)  projecting from both sides of the hips, and holds a cartuoche with a Greek inscription in two lines: βαβο?]υ?]|αλυβισ→ unidentified voces. (E. Zwierlein-Diehl)
B: Hidden.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2484
Michel, DMG, 3.D_2.
 

Last modified: 2019-11-11 21:01:13
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CBd-2484. 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/2484 on 17-05-2022.

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Notes Side A