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Drawing of a magical gem: Hecate trimorph, Greek inscription
CBd-Number:
CBd-2830
ID-Number:
Wu_Ex Chifletius–Macarius_XIV 57
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
Chifletius–Macarius_XIV 57
References:
Chifletius–Macarius, no. XIV 57; Mastrocinque, SGG I, 351, no. 307
Former Collections:
Chifflet, Philippe (Philippus Chifletius, 1597–1657)
Material:
magnetite (black)
Iconography:
clothing: garment; Hecate; snakes (2); torches (4); torch, burning
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; αμοιριμοιρριομιριομα, palindrome
A: Hecate trimorph, wearing peplos, holding burning torches in the uppermost and middle pair of hands, snakes in the lowermost hands. Modii on the heads. Below the figure: a Greek inscritption in three lines: αμοιριμοιρριομιριομα|μηζ?]ιζζζοιζ|υ?]?]ε?]μοζ → voces and characteres including αμοιριμοιρριομιριομα-palindrome.
B: Insufficient information.

For a gem in the British Museum that was partially designed after this drawing, see CBd-987, for similar design in the Skoluda Collection in Hamburg, see CBd-1733.

Bibliography
Chifetius–Macarius, Abraxas, XIV 57
SGG I, 351, no. 307 (with earlier literature)

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CBd-2830. 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/2830 on 25-04-2024.

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Credits from Chifletius–Macarius, Abraxas