The CBd
Votive gem: 'Lumina restituta'
CBd-Number:
CBd-178
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Ant_FG 8340
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Antikensammlung
Inventory:
FG 8340
Former Collections:
Frederick the Great Collection; Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
onyx (banded)
Dimensions:
15.8 x 19.1 mm (with mount)
Iconography:
animal: lizard

A: Lizard crawling vertically upwards, with long tail and four outstretched limbs. Inscription around, beginning at top right, next to the head of the lizard: → lumina restituta.  'Vision restituted'. Mounted in a post-antique ring (18th century).

Bibliography
Panofka 1852 on CBd-178
Furtwängler 1896, 306, no. 8340, pl. 60.
Mastrocinque 2009, 63-64.

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CBd-178. 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/178 on 11-12-2017.

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