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Magical gem in a post-antique gold setting: Hecate, voces (A) voces, vocales (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-4220
ID-Number:
IT-FiMAN1_15078
Collection:
IT_Firenze, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inventory:
15078
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG I, no. 304; Michel, DMG, no. 21.1_10; Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Fi 83
Former Collections:
Andreini, Pier' Andrea
Material:
jasper, yellow; jasper, red
Dimensions:
19.8 x 15.4 x 3.9 mm
Iconography:
clothing: garment; Hecate; modii (3); torches (2); weapon: daggers (2); whips (2)
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; vocales; Ἀβρασάξ, variants; χυχ; βαχυχ

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Red and yellow jasper. Mounted in a post-antique gold setting with a suspension hoop at the top. Previously in the Andreini collection.

A: Hecate trimorph in peplos, heads adorned with modii, uppermost hands holding whips, middle hands daggers, lowermost hands torches. Greek inscription around the figure: αβρασαζιαιχυχαυχλυνλυλνυ → voces including a variant of Ἀβρασάξ.
B: Greek inscription in three lines in a circle: χυχ|βαχυχ|ιηι → χυχ, βαχυχ and vocales.

Bibliography
SGG I, 350, no. 304.
SGG II, 67, Fi 83.

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CBd-4220. 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/4220 on 14-06-2024.

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