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Drawing of a magical gem: Armoured figure holding snakes (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2849
ID-Number:
Wu_Ex Chifletius–Macarius_XXIII 94
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
Chifletius–Macarius_XXIII 94
References:
Chifletius–Macarius, no. XXIII 94; Mastrocinque, SGG I, 394, no. 364.; Michel, DMG, no. 53.2.b_2
Former Collections:
Le Cointe, Thomas
Material:
jasper, green and red
Iconography:
weapon: helmet; weapon: armour; snakes (2); figure, male; tropaion
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; vocales
A: Warrior in armour and helmet (topped with a small tropaion), head to left, both hands stretched out and holding snakes. In the free field, inscription running vertically on the left: ωζομαληλυκη|ηχωδομαρυνο|νευονδη, and on the right: μερμονοχωαηο|υηπερεμωργομα|ληννυσσωρ → unidentified voces.
B: Greek inscription in four lines: αιεηωυ|ωιεηαι|οεωυ|αοεω → vocales.

For a gem in the British Museum that may have been designed after this piece, see CBd-969.

Bibliography
Chifetius–Macarius, Abraxas, XXIII 94
SGG I, no. 364 (with earlier literature)
Michel, DMG, 333, 53.2.b_2 
Last modified: 2017-10-01 17:29:06
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2849
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2849. 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/2849 on 22-05-2022.

Image-ID 8753

Credits from Chifletius–Macarius, Abraxas