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Magical gem: Aphrodite and youth (A) χυχαχυχ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-448
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_26086
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
26086
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 158; Michel, DMG, no. 4.2.b_1
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
24 x 21 x 3 mm
Iconography:
Aphrodite; plant: branches; bird: pheasant?; clothing: mantle; object, unidentified; figure, male
Divine Names & Voces:
χυχαχυχ

A: On the left: standing figure of semi-nude Aphrodite, with head turned right towards a youth, standing nude except for the chlamys, hanging over his left arm. In his left hand a leafy branch, his right is extended towards Aphrodite. His right hand holds an indistinct object towards Aphrodite, the left hand holds a leafy branch over the shoulder. At Aphrodite's feet: a long-tailed bird. Letters around the margin and between the figures.
B: χυχαχυχ.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-448
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-448

Images
See the photography by G. Kornbluth
(In: 'Abrasax gems' of Kornbluth Photography)

Last modified: 2019-10-31 21:38:06
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/448
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-448. 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/448 on 22-05-2022.

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by G. Kornbluth

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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