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Magical gem: Aphrodite anadyomene with Erotes (A) αρρωρριφρασις (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-481
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,132
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,132
References:
Michel, BM, no. 81; Michel, DMG, no. 4.1.c_1
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
magnetite (black)
Dimensions:
16.5 x 12 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Erotes (2); crown, Isis-; butterfly; Aphrodite anadyomene; clothing: mantle
Divine Names & Voces:
αρρωριφρασις and variants
A: Aphrodite standing to front, semi-nude, her mantle is covering her body under her hip. She is wringing out her hair and wearing an Isis-crown on her head. On the left: a small winged Eros is leaning to Aphrodite’s feet, on the right: another small winged Eros is standing to left and holding a butterfly with outstreched arms.
B: Inscription in two lines: αρρωρρι|φρασισ → variant of αρρωριφρασις.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-481
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-481
Last modified: 2020-12-28 22:30:23
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/481
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CBd-481. 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/481 on 22-05-2022.

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