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Magical gem in a gold setting: Hermes
CBd-Number:
CBd-4225
Collection:
IT_Firenze, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inventory:
15095
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Fi 88
Former Collections:
Le Cointe, Thomas
Material:
rock crystal
Dimensions:
21 x 17.8 x 3.9 mm
Dating:
Post-antique
Iconography:
kerykeion; Hermes; clothing: cap, Phrygian; bird: cock
Divine Names & Voces:
Michael

Description: Upright oval, convex. White rock crystal. Mounted in a post-antique gold setting with two rings. Post-antique.

A: Hermes, nude, sitting on a rock, wearing a Phrygian cap and holding a kerykerion in his right hand. In front of him, a cock and the astrological symbol of Mercury above the bird. In the free field: characteres. On the right, along the edge: MICHAEL.
B: No information.

Bibliography
SGG II, 69, Fi 88.

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CBd-4225. 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/4225 on 18-07-2024.

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