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Magical gem: Eros and Psyche
CBd-Number:
CBd-454
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_1963.4.10
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
1963.4.10 (ex Ruthven 2)
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 161; Michel, DMG, no. 15.2.a_9
Material:
jasper (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
17 x 13 x 3 mm
Iconography:
griffin; torch, burning; clothing: garment; Eros and Psyche; column; Eros bound
A: On the right: Eros standing to left, hands bound behind him to a post, on which a griffin is sitting; on the left: winged Psyche, in a long garment, threatening Eros with a burning torch. Above: δικαιωσ → δικαίως. 'Justly'.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-454
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-454

Images
See the photography of G. Kornbluth
(In: 'Abrasax gems' of Kornbluth Photography)
Last modified: 2015-01-09 14:55:48
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/454
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-454. 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/454 on 22-05-2022.

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Christopher A. Faraone; Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

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Credits By G. Kornbluth

Rights © G. Kornbluth; Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

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Credits From Bonner, SMA

Rights © Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

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