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Magical gem: Hecate, Greek inscription (A) three figures (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-4431
ID-Number:
Southesk, N 29
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
N 29
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 21.1_3
Former Collections:
Southesk, James Carnegie, Earl of (1827–1905)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
13.5 x 9 mm
Iconography:
Hecate; weapon: swords (2); torches (2); clothing: garment; modius; figure, winged; animal: lion; figures, horse-headed (2); tabula ansata; whips (2); star; moon, crescent

Description: Upright oval, flat. Black haematite. Mounted in a silver setting.

A: Hecate trimorph in peplos, heads adorned with modii, uppermost hands holding whips, middle hands holding swords, lowermost hands holding torches. Above: a crescent and a star. Greek inscription in the tabula ansata below the figure: μασκεμαι μασκεμωθην ου κενταρ αωοιε ο βαρζα γραυφμα ου ογουνξ. Greek inscription on the left: αραγο ωραι ρεσχειρ αλχθεν εβουη γιγαντορηκτα χνουωρ αβρασαξ χωρχωρ βουβαιωχνεμεινε. Greek inscription on the right: ωρη..αλρο..ειευ...υεωειε.ισρωσι σιφερμσυχθεννβιωμαχωρ κομβεα αχριχθων.
B: Four-winged deity on a lion and horse-headed male figures holding a water-bucket.

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 21.1_3
Southesk 1908, 156–157, pl. 13, no. N 29.

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CBd-4431. 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/4431 on 25-04-2024.

Image-ID 12599

Credits Southesk 1908, pl. 13

Notes Side A