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Magical gem: Male figure, Greek inscription
CBd-Number:
CBd-4224
Collection:
IT_Firenze, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inventory:
14832
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Fi 87
Material:
amethyst (purple)
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 x 4 mm
Iconography:
clothing: tunic; figure, male; staff

Description: Upright oval, convex. Purple amethyst. Intact.

A: Bearded male figure wearing a long tunic with his right hand placed on his chest and left hand holding a staff. Greek inscription on the left: φυλαξαι → φύλαξαι (for φύλασσε or φύλαξον): 'Protect me!'.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
SGG II, 68, Fi 87.

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CBd-4224. 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/4224 on 14-06-2024.

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