The CBd
Magical gem: Ithyphallic donkey (A) vocales, voces (B) voces (C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1426
ID-Number:
Fr-BnF-CdM_AA.Seyrig.19
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
AA.Seyrig.19
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 247; Michel, DMG, no. 42.1.a_4; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 127
Former Collections:
Seyrig, Henry (Beirut)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
18 x 16 x 3 mm
Iconography:
animal: donkey; gesture, greeting; gesture, ithyphallic
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales; voces, unidentified; Θώθ; σαλβαναχαμβρη and variants

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Black haematite. Minor chips around the edge. Drilled at the top and at the bottom. Acquired in Athens.

A: Ithyphallic donkey (Mastrocinque: Seth) facing left, raising his forelegs in adoration.
B: Greek inscription in eight lines: αωηι|ωεσαλβ|αναχαμβ|ρηοω|ρηθωθεν|θωυθχα|λκακχω|χβωχο|υ[.]ο → vocales, voces, including σαλβαναχαμβρη and variants of Θώθ.
C: Inscription around the edge: νπ[.]χαι → unidentified vox.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1426
Mastrocinque 2014, no. 127.

The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-1426

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CBd-1426. 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/1426 on 23-05-2019.

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Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

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Notes Side A and B

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Credits from Bonner, SMA

Notes Side A

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