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Magical gem: Isis, Zeus-Sarapis (A) Letters and characteres
CBd-Number:
CBd-90
ID-Number:
GB-Cambridge, Fitzwilliam_B 311 (CM)
Collection:
GB_Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum
Inventory:
BM 311 (CM)
References:
Henig, Cambridge, no. 492; Michel, DMG, no. 45.4.c_2
Material:
jasper (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
18.5 x 14.5 x 2.5 mm (lower face 15.5 x 11.5 mm)
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Henig)
Iconography:
Isis; clothing: mantle; throne; torch; scepter, unspecified; Cerberus; plant: stalks of grain (3); crown, lotus; modius; Sarapis; clothing: tunic
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
A: On the right, Zeus-Sarapis seated in profile to left on a throne. He is crowned with the modius and wears tunic and mantle. Left hand raised and leaning on a tall sceptre, right hand resting on the head of Cerberus. On the left, standing Isis (Demeter?), to right, crowned with the lotus-crown, and wearing tunic and mantle. Right hand raised and supporting a tall torch, left hand held close to the body, and holding three stalks of grain.
B: Various symbols and letters. The letters include: <α>μογωμ|ιχεντα (Henig).

Henig 1994, 222, no. 492.
Michel, DMG, 45.4.c_2

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