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Magical gem: Female figure (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-85
ID-Number:
GB-Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum_CM. 3.1980
Collection:
GB_Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum
Inventory:
CM. 3.1980
References:
Henig, Cambridge, no. 491; Michel, DMG, no. 30.6.f_4
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
21 x 18 x 45 mm (lower face 16 x 15 mm)
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Henig)
Iconography:
figure, female; plant: palm branch; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; scepter, unspecified; wreath
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; σουθις and variants

A: Female figure standing in profile to left, dressed in tunic and mantle (Henig: Isis-Demeter?). Left hand raised high and leaning on a tall sceptre, right hand lowered beside the body, slightly outstretched and holding a palm branch. Head crowned with a wreath.
B: Inscription in two lines: φιλω|νασ.
C: Inscription around the edge: σθενεχεσσουθι → voces including variant σουθις.

Bibliography
Henig 1994, 220, no. 490.
Michel, DMG, 30.6.f_4
 

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CBd-85. 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/85 on 19-05-2022.

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