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Magical gem: Demeter (A) Σαβαώθ, caduceus, anchor, animal head (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-4266
Collection:
IT_Perugia, Museo Archeologico Nazionale dell'Umbria
Inventory:
1467
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Pe 17; Vitellozzi 2010b, no. 517
Former Collections:
Guardabassi, Mariano (1823–1880)
Material:
jasper, green and red; jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
14.4 x 10.4 x 2.6 mm
Iconography:
Demeter; plant: stalk of grain; head, unidentified; anchor; kerykeion; clothing: garment; crown, unspecified; throne; snake?
Divine Names & Voces:
Σαβαώθ, variants

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Green, red, and yellow jasper. Intact. Previously part of the Guardabassi Collection.​​​​​​​

A: Demeter enthroned, wearing a crown and a long garment on her head and holding a stalk of grain.
B: Greek inscription in mirror writing: σαβαω → variant of Σαβαώθ. Below: caduceus, anchor, and an animal head with a sanke (?).

Bibliography
SGGII, 110–111, Pe 17.
Vitellozzi 2010b, 418, no. 517

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CBd-4266. 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/4266 on 25-04-2024.

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Credits Photo: Paolo Vitellozzi

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side B

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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

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Notes Side A

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Credits Photo: Attilio Mastrocinque

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