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Magical gem: Aphrodite anadyomene (A) unidentified figure (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-485
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,85
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,85
References:
Michel, BM, no. 85; Michel, DMG, no. 4.1.e_1
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
glass, blue
Dimensions:
17.5 x 14 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Aphrodite anadyomene; crown, Isis-; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; weapon: dagger; clothing: cap; vessel: situla?; scepter, unspecified
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; αρρωριφρασις and variants

A: Aphrodite standing to front, semi-nude, the mantle is covering her body under her hip. She is wringing out her hair and wearing an Isis-crown on her head. Around the goddess a fragmental inscription: χ[- -]χουχεωχουχ[- -]θδσχεμ → unidentified voces.
B: Male figure standing to front, wearing a tunic and a cap. In his right hand a dagger, in his left hand a scepter(?). Under the left elbow an unidentified object, perhaps a situla; next to his left foot another vessel.
Around the figure a fragmental inscription: σχ[.]αρωριφρασι → voces including a variant of αρρωριφρασις.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-485
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-485

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CBd-485. 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/485 on 29-09-2022.

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