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Magical(?) gem in gold setting: Helios with a male figure
CBd-Number:
CBd-4168
Collection:
IT_Firenze, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inventory:
1335
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Fi 31
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
18 x 14.5 x 4.1 mm
Iconography:
animal: crocodile; uraeus; solar disk; gesture, greeting; Helios; crown, unspecified; figure, male; busts (2); headdress

Description: Transverse oval, flat. Red jasper. Mounted in a post-antique gold setting with two rings, chipped along the edge.

A: On the right, bust of Helios wearing a crown with a solar disk, raising his left hand in greeting. In front of his chest: a crocodile. On the left, bust of a male figure dressed as a pharaoh, wearing the nemes with an uraeus and a beard.
B: No information.

Bibliography
SGG II, 45, Fi 31.

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CBd-4168. 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/4168 on 18-07-2024.

Image-ID 11854

Credits Photo: Attilio Mastrocinque

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