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Drawing of a magical gem: Ares, zodiac cycle
CBd-Number:
CBd-2838
ID-Number:
Wu_Ex Chifletius–Macarius_XX 81
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
Chifletius–Macarius_XX 81
References:
Chifletius–Macarius, no. XX 81; Mastrocinque, SGG I, 397, no. 370.; Michel, DMG, no. 5.2_2; Michel, DMG, no. 5.2_3
Former Collections:
Goorle, Abraham van (Abraham Gorlaeus, Anversa ca. 1549 – Delft 1608)
Material:
lapis lazuli (blue)
Iconography:
Ares; weapon: armour; weapon: helmet; weapon: spear; weapon: shield; zodiac cycle
A: Ares standing in the middle, to front, head to left. He is clad in armour and helmet, left hand lowered next to the body and holding an oval shield, right hand holding a spear. Around the figure, the signs of the zodiac. 
B: Insufficient information. 

For a gem in Bonn that may have been designed after this piece, see CBd-2723.

Bibliography
Chifetius–Macarius, Abraxas, XX 81
SGG I, no. 370 (with earlier literature)

Last modified: 2017-10-05 08:40:23
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CBd-2838. 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/2838 on 13-08-2022.

Image-ID 8742

Credits from Chifletius–Macarius, Abraxas