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Magical gem: Aphrodite anadyomene (A) planetary divinities (B) voces (C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-4429
ID-Number:
Southesk, N 24
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
N 24
Former Collections:
Southesk, James Carnegie, Earl of (1827–1905)
Material:
lapis lazuli (blue)
Dimensions:
7.5 x 6 mm
Iconography:
Aphrodite anadyomene; star; moon, crescent; Osiris; Hathor; Demeter; figure, donkey-headed; Anubis; Athena; weapon: axe; weapon: helmet; clothing: garment; snake
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

Description: Rectangular, blue lapis lazuli, mounted in a gold setting.

A: Nude Aphrodite anadyomene standing to front, wringing her hair, with a star on the left and a crescent on the right.
B: Planetary divinities Osiris, Hathor, Athena wearing a helmet and a long garment, holding an axe and attacking a snake, Demeter, donkey-headed deity, Amun (?), and Anubis.
C: Greek inscription on the edge: αλχθεν ιωροπρηριαμαρζα καωπακερρα → unidentified voces.

Bibliography
Southesk 1908, 152–153, pl. 13, no. N 24.

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CBd-4429. 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/4429 on 25-04-2024.

Image-ID 12597

Credits Southesk 1908, pl. 13

Notes Side A and B