The CBd
Amulet gem: Bust of Sarapis
CBd-Number:
CBd-2982
ID-Number:
Wu_Ex-Museo Borgiano 277
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
Ex-Museo Borgiano 277
Former Collections:
Borgia, Stefano (Velletri 1731 – Lione 1804)
Material:
jasper, green to black
Iconography:
bust; modius; Sarapis

A: Bearded bust of Sarapis, to right, with modius on the head, and mantle thrown over the shoulder. Greek inscription around the bust: διαφυλλασε → διαφύλασσε. 'Protect me!'.
B: Plain.
Description after Zoëga (possibly based on a cast). For a close parallel, see CBd-407.

Bibliography
Georg Zoëga, in Musei d'Italia III /1880/, 431, no. 7.

Last modified: 2017-10-23 16:53:57
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CBd-2982. 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/2982 on 11-12-2017.

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