Description: Both sides upright oval and flat. Shape 8. Green prase, intact. Set in a modern gold mount.
A: A herm- or mummy-like bearded figure, wearing a crown, arms crossed over his chest. Beside his head, a circle (sun) and a sickle (moon). Below him, there are four figures, two of them winged. In the field, pseudo-magical inscriptions. On the left: ινυχιν|διηζω|χιηδινι|λιζοιγ|χα||νχιη character ιηδι. On the right: ηυινυ|οιχδιυ|υιχωνυι|νινυιδιιχ|ιοι||ωιηυ|ηδι. Under the figures' feet: υχιηδνχυθ|χγζι.
B: Symbols of Venus, Mars, Sun, Pisces, Moon, Saturnus and Sagittarius (from left to right), surrounding a winged caduceus placed above a celestial globe showing schematic lines of longitude and latitude and decorated with six stars. Pseudo-magical inscriptions: on the left: δινυ|ηυι|χιυι|ιη|δυ; on the right: ηδ|χιδο|ηιδιι|υοι|ιο. Under the globe: χδζο → unidentified voces.
/Description: Erika Zwierlein-Diehl –CBd/
Post-antique. The piece may have been copied after Chifletius-Makarius, Abrasax, see Drawing of a magical gem: Osiris-Christ figure (A) Bearded, crowned man (B) (side A).
For this and related types see: Michel, DMG, 129–130 pl. 102, 103, VIII 1, 315 list no. 39,8.