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Magical gem in gold setting: Male figure, eagle, Sarapis
CBd-Number:
CBd-4162
Collection:
IT_Firenze, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inventory:
1352
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Fi 25
Material:
carnelian, red to brown
Dimensions:
19 x 15 x 3.8 mm
Iconography:
bird: eagle; modius; head (independent motif); weapon: shield; Sarapis; weapon: armour; weapon: helmet; Ares; weapon: spear; insignia

Description: Transverse oval, flat. Red carnelian. Mounted in a modern gold setting with two rings, chipped along the edge.

A: On the left, a male figure (Ares?) wearing a helmet and an armour, leaning on a shield with his right hand and holding a spear in his left hand. In the middle, between military insignia, an eagle with outstretched wings and the head of Sarapis wearing a modius above.
B: No information.

Bibliography
SGG II, 43, Fi 25.

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CBd-4162. 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/4162 on 18-07-2024.

Image-ID 11844

Credits Photo: Attilio Mastrocinque

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