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Magical gem: Helios (A) Ἀβρασάξ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-4065
ID-Number:
It-Ravenna-MNR_1414
Collection:
IT_Ravenna, Museo Nazionale di Ravenna
Inventory:
1414
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Ra 10
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
10.4 x 8.3 x 2 mm
Iconography:
Helios; whip; rays (4); clothing: mantle; gesture, greeting
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ

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

A: Nude Helios standing to right, crowned with four rays, his right hand holding a whip and a mantle, his left hand raised in greeting.
B: Greek inscription: α|βρασαξ → Ἀβρασάξ.

Bibliography
SGG II, 122, Ra 10.

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CBd-4065. 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/4065 on 22-06-2024.

Image-ID 11628

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 11629

Credits Photo: Attilio Mastrocinque

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

Notes Side A

Image-ID 11630

Credits Photo: Attilio Mastrocinque

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

Notes Side B

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