The CBd
Amulet gem: Aphrodite anadyomene (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-3090
ID-Number:
US_Cambridge, Harvard_2012.1.143
Collection:
US_Cambridge, Harvard Art Museums
Inventory:
2012.1.143 (=TL38193.1)
Former Collections:
Cambridge, Harvard University, Department of the Classics, Alice Corinne McDaniel Collection; Hamburg, Sossidi Collection; Int_Art Market (Sotheby's, New York)
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
height: 19 mm
Iconography:
Aphrodite anadyomene

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Yellow-red jasper. Intact.

A: Aphrodite standing to front, head to left, nude, wringing her hair.
B: Greek inscription in four lines: ηχαρ|ιστη|φορο|υση → ἡ χάρις τῇ φορούσῃ. 'Favour to the wearer (fem.)!'

Bibliography
The Harvard Art Museums database on CBd-3090

Last modified: 2017-09-27 18:01:40
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/3090
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CBd-3090. 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/3090 on 14-12-2017.

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Notes Side A

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Notes Side B

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