The CBd
Magical gem in antique iron ring: Priapos (A) Greek letters (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-3205
ID-Number:
NL-Leiden-RMO_GS-01142
Collection:
NL_Leiden, Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
Inventory:
GS-01142
Former Collections:
Hague, Royal Coin Cabinet
Material:
amethyst (purple)
Dimensions:
14.5 x 6 mm
Iconography:
clothing: tunic; figure, male; gesture, ithyphallic; headband
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

Description: Both sides upright oval, convex. Shape 4–5. Purple amethyst, intact. The gem belongs together with a strongly oxidized ancient iron ring (diameter of hoop: 22 x 17 mm, thickness: 5 x 3.5 mm).

A: A bearded, ithyphallic man (Priapos) standing to right. He is wearing a long tunic, held up in his hands, and a headband. Beside the figure, characteres (Maaskant-Kleibrink).
B: Greek letters in three lines: ωδ|εουω|διξ → unidentified voces.

Bibliography

Jonge, CdE, no. 746.
Maaskant-Kleibrink 1978, 360, no. 1142.
Rijksmuseum website on CBd-3205

Last modified: 2017-11-21 13:40:20
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/3205
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-3205. 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/3205 on 14-12-2017.

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Notes Side A

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Notes Side B

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Notes Both sides and the ancient mount

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Notes Plaster cast of side A

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Notes Plaster cast of side B

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