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Magical gem in a gold setting: Male figure with a bear, Greek inscription (A) Isis-Tyche, Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-4218
Collection:
IT_Firenze, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inventory:
1112
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Fi 81
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
45 x 33.5 x 3.4 mm
Iconography:
modius; whip; clothing: tunic; money bag; cornucopia; clothing: garment; Isis-Tyche; rudder; figure, male
Divine Names & Voces:
Τύχη Ἀντιοχέων

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Dark green and red jasper (heliotrope). Chipped on the edge, mounted in a gold setting with two rings.

A: Male figure wearing a short tunic, a protective sleeve on the left arm and sandals, holding a money bag in the left hand and a whip in the right hand, controlling a bear on the left. Between the bear and the whip: ειρηνε → εἰρήνη 'peace.' Along the edge: ευτυχι μαρκελλε → εὐτύχ<ε>ι Μαρκελλε 'Good fortune, Marcellos!’
B: Isis-Tyche crowned with calathus and wearing a long garment, holding rudder in the right hand and cornucopia in the left. Along the edge: αυξει τυχη αντιοχεων → αὔξει Τύχη Ἀντιοχέων 'Tyche of Antioch increases in power.'

Bibliography
SGG II, 65–66, Fi 81.

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CBd-4218. 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/4218 on 19-06-2024.

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Credits Photo: Attilio Mastrocinque

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Notes Side A and B

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Credits Photo: Attilio Mastrocinque

Rights © Polo Museale della Toscana / Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze

Notes Side A

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Credits Photo: Attilio Mastrocinque

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Notes Side B

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