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Amulet gem: Demeter? Isis? (A) νικᾷ ὁ Σέραπις τὸν φθόνον (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-416
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 161, EA 56161
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 161 (EA 56161)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 37; Michel, DMG, no. 30.6.c_1
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
16 x 11 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Demeter?; gesture, capite velato; torch, burning; modius; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; clothing: veil?; Isis?; plant: stalk of grain
Divine Names & Voces:
Σάραπις

A: Female figure, to right, wearing tunic, mantle and a veil (?), with torch in the right hand, stalk of grain in the left hand, calathus on the head. Demeter? (S. Michel) or Isis? (C. Bonner, SMA 176).
B: Inscription in six lines: νικα
|οσερ|απισ|τονφ|θονο||ν →  νικ   Σέραπις τν φθνον. 'Sarapis overcomes evil.'

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-416
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-416

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CBd-416. 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/416 on 22-05-2022.

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