The CBd
Amulet gem: Isis Pelagia
CBd-Number:
CBd-1020
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_AF 329
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
PE AF 329
Material:
onyx (banded)
Dimensions:
max. diameter: 64 mm
Iconography:
clothing: garment; crown, Isis-; Isis Pelagia; rudder; sail
Place of discovery:
Carthage

A: Three-quarter view of a female figure (Isis Pelagia) standing atop a ship. The goddess is wearing a long garment, on her head the Isis-crown. She is looking to right, towards the stern of the ship, while holding the sail with both her hands lowered beside the body and slightly stretched out to the left. Behind her: the rudder of the ship. Inscription around the edge, beginning above the rudder, in mirror writing: naviga felix.
B: Plain.
From the Carthage-treasure, see Baratte 2002, 7-9.

Bibliography
C. Metzger in Baratte 2002, 85–6, pl. II, fig. 5.
Nagy 2011, 76, pl.2.
Bricault, Isis, dame des flots, 63, fig. 25, and n. 33.

Last modified: 2015-12-02 12:07:28
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CBd-1020. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1020 on 11-12-2017.

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