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Magical gem in a gold setting: Male figure on Mount Argaeus
CBd-Number:
CBd-4200
Collection:
IT_Firenze, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inventory:
1507
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Fi 63
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
15 x 11 x 2.5 mm
Iconography:
whip; clothing: mantle; gesture, greeting; figure, male; animal: antelope; Mons Argaeus

Description: Upright oval, flat. Red jasper. Mounted in a modern gold setting with two rings.

A: Nude male figure standing on the top of Mount Argaeus, crowned with four rays, holding a whip and a mantle in the right hand and raising his left hand in greeting. On the left: an antelope. On the right, a Greek inscription: ταυρισ → ταῦρος 'bull'?
B: No information.

Bibliography
SGG II, 58–59, Fi 63.

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CBd-4200. 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/4200 on 24-07-2024.

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Credits Photo: Attilio Mastrocinque

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