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Magical gem: Helios (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-4064
ID-Number:
It-Ravenna-MNR_1412
Collection:
IT_Ravenna, Museo Nazionale di Ravenna
Inventory:
1412
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Ra 9
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
15 x 12 x 3 mm
Iconography:
Helios; clothing: mantle; gesture, greeting; altar; rays (3); whip

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Green and red jasper (heliotrope). Small chip on the edge.

A: Nude Helios standing to left, crowned with three rays, holding a whip and a mantle in his left hand, his right hand raised in greeting. On the left: a burning altar.
B: Greek inscription: σιγα → σίγα (v.) or σιγά (n.) ‘Silence’.

Bibliography
SGG II, 122, Ra 9.

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CBd-4064. 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/4064 on 30-09-2023.

Image-ID 11625

Credits Photo: Attilio Mastrocinque

Rights © Ravenna, Museo Nazionale di Ravenna. Su concessione del Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali - Polo Museale Regionale dell'Emilia-Romagna. Do not reproduce.

Notes Side A and B

Image-ID 11626

Credits Photo: Attilio Mastrocinque

Rights © Ravenna, Museo Nazionale di Ravenna. Su concessione del Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali - Polo Museale Regionale dell'Emilia-Romagna. Do not reproduce.

Notes Side A

Image-ID 11627

Credits Photo: Attilio Mastrocinque

Rights © Ravenna, Museo Nazionale di Ravenna. Su concessione del Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali - Polo Museale Regionale dell'Emilia-Romagna. Do not reproduce.

Notes Side B

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