The CBd
Magical gem: Hecate, Athena and Nemesis (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2026
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_11934
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
11934
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 50; Michel, DMG, no. 21.2.a_3
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
14.8 x 11 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
second half of the 2nd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Athena; clothing: garment; Hecate; modii (3); Nemesis; scepter, unspecified; torch, burning; torches (2); weapon: daggers (2); weapon: helmet; weapon: shield; wheel; whips (2)
Divine Names & Voces:
σουμαρτα and variants
Logoi:
ιαρβαθα-logos

A: Hecate trimorph in peplos, wearing modius, uppermost hands holding torches, middle hands holding whips, and lowermost hands holding daggers. On the left, the standing figure of Athena, head to right, wering a helmet on her head. Her left hand lowered beside the body, right hand holding an oval shield and a tall scepter. On the right, the standing figure of Nemesis, head to left, wearing a mantle, with right hand raised to shoulder, the other holding a scepter. At her foot a wheel.
B: Inscription in five lines: ιλρβλθλγρλ|μνηφιβαω|χνημεω|σουμαρτ|α → variant of ιαρβαθα-logos in pterygoma-form, σουμαρτα. 

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2026
Michel, DMG, 21.2.a_3.

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CBd-2026. 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/2026 on 23-10-2017.

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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