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Magical gem in a gold setting: Three female figures (A) (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-4217
ID-Number:
IT-FiMAN_15075
Collection:
IT_Firenze, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inventory:
15075
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Fi 80
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
20 x 14.8 x 2.4 mm
Iconography:
figures, female (2); Nemesis; clothing: garment; clothing: tunic; wheel; gesture, hand raised to mouth; gesture, lying; figure, unidentified
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Dark green and red jasper (heliotrope). Mounted in a post-antique gold setting with a small hoop at the top.

A: Winged Nemesis dressed in a short tunic, leaning on a wheel on the right and standing on top of a figure lying face down on the ground. On each side, a female figure in a long garment, the right one raising her right hand to her mouth. Inscription at the foot of the winged figure on the left: ε|λ|πισ → ἐλπίς 'hope.'
B: Greek inscription in four lines: χυχιλ|χυχιλ|λλχυλ|ιλκλ → unidentified voces.

Bibliography
SGG II, 65, Fi 80.

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CBd-4217. 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/4217 on 17-06-2024.

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side A

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Notes Side B

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