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Magical gem in a silver and gold mount: Isis-Tyche (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2931
ID-Number:
FR-BnF-CdM_58.1726
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
58.1726
References:
Mastrocinque 2014, no. 429
Former Collections:
Abbey of St Geneviève, Paris
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
15 x 12.5 x 1.7 mm
Iconography:
Isis-Tyche; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; cornucopia; rudder
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω, variants

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Green and red jasper. Slightly chipped, set in a modern, gold and silver mount.

A: Isis-Tyche, to right, wearing a long garment and mantle. Left hand resting on a rudder, right hand holding a cornucopia. 
B: Greek inscription in one line: ιαωηε → variant of Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Du Molinet 1692, pl. 29, XIII–XIV.
Mastrocinque 2014 on CBd-2931
The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-2931

Last modified: 2019-10-30 13:37:21
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CBd-2931. 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/2931 on 21-02-2024.

Image-ID 9508

Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

Rights © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Cabinet des Médailles

Image-ID 9047

Credits from du Molinet 1692

Notes Drawing of side A and B

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