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Magical gem in a gold setting: Kairos, Heracles(?), Latin inscription
CBd-Number:
CBd-4222
Collection:
IT_Firenze, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inventory:
1814
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Fi 85
Material:
agate, yellow to orange
Dimensions:
19 x 16.4 x 3.5 mm
Iconography:
altar; clothing: cap; balance; weapon: club?; clothing: mantle?; Heracles?; Kairos; razor

Description: Upright oval, flat. Orange agate. Mounted in a gold setting with two rings.

A: Winged, bearded male figure, Kairos, nude, with wings on the ankle, wearing a cap, striding to the right and holding a scale balanced on a razor. On the left, another naked male figure (Heracles?), maybe holding a mantle and a club and standing in front of an altar. Latin inscription along the edge: M.MRCIHE RACLEO → M(arcus) M(a)rci(us) Heracleo (according to A. Mastrocinque).
B: No information.

Bibliography
SGG II, 67–68, Fi 85.

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CBd-4222. 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/4222 on 19-06-2024.

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Credits Photo: Attilio Mastrocinque

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