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Magical gem: Female figure (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-84
ID-Number:
GB-Cambridge, Fitzwilliam_CM. 137.1980
Collection:
GB_Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum
Inventory:
CM. 137.1980
References:
Henig, Cambridge, no. 490; Michel, DMG, no. 30.5_8
Former Collections:
Short Collection
Material:
plasma (green)
Dimensions:
21 x 18 x 6 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Henig)
Iconography:
figure, female; clothing: mantle; vessel: patera; scepter, unspecified; animal: crocodile; crown, lotus?
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
A: Long-haired female figure standing in profile to left, wearing a mantle hanging from her left shoulder, head crowned with the lotus-crown (Henig). Left hand raised high, leaning on a tall sceptre, right hand lowered and slightly stretched forward, holding a patera. Inscription around the edge, starting at top right: οννσωθηπνωτφσ, with characteres(?). The third letter is a Latin S, or a character?
B: Inscription in two lines: καρφιρ|κορρα → unidentified voces.

Bibliography
Henig 1994, 220, no. 490.
Michel, DMG, 30.5_8

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CBd-84. 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/84 on 23-05-2022.

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