The CBd
Amulet gem: Aphrodite and Eros
CBd-Number:
CBd-1364
ID-Number:
US-NY-ANS_0000.999.35781
Collection:
US_New York, American Numismatic Society
Inventory:
0000.999.35781
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 157; Schwartz–Schwartz, 59; Michel, DMG, no. 15.4_1
Former Collections:
Newell, Edward T. Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
22 x 18 x 3 mm
Iconography:
Aphrodite; clothing: mantle; cord; Eros; gesture, arms tied; gesture, kneeling

A: Aphrodite standing to front, head to left, hands tied behind the back with a cord that also encircles her legs several times, holding her mantle tight. Beside her, on the left, a winged Eros, kneeling on one knee and holding the cord. Inscription around the edge, from left to right: ποθεσ → For πόθος? 'Desire.' (Schwartz).
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1364
Schwartz - Schwartz on CBd-1364
The American Numismatic Society Collections database on CBd-1364

Last modified: 2017-06-06 21:47:25
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1364
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1364. 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/1364 on 17-12-2017.

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