The CBd
Magical gem: Bust of Sarapis, griffin
CBd-Number:
CBd-2805
ID-Number:
US-Boston, MFA_63.1525
Collection:
US_Boston, Museum of Fine Arts
Inventory:
63.1525
Material:
carnelian, red to brown
Dimensions:
17 x 12.45 mm
Dating:
1st–2nd c. AD (MFA)
Iconography:
bust; griffin; modius; moon, crescent; star; wheel

A: Bust of Sarapis to left, adorned with a modius, above a griffin, in profile to left, with right forepaw resting on a wheel with six spokes. To the left of Sarapis, an eight-pointed star, a crescent moon on the right.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston website on CBd-2805

Last modified: 2017-04-15 17:54:09
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/2805
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2805. 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/2805 on 24-11-2020.

Image-ID 8699

Credits Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Rights Photograph © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Image-ID 8700

Credits Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Rights Photograph © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Notes Cast of CBd-2805

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