The CBd
Magical gem: Man-headed cross (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2806
ID-Number:
US-Boston, MFA_65.622
Collection:
US_Boston, Museum of Fine Arts
Inventory:
65.622
Former Collections:
Holmes, Edward Jackson
Material:
carnelian, yellow to orange
Dimensions:
length: 15 mm (MFA)
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (MFA)
Iconography:
base; cross, herm-like
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Εὐλαμω

A: Herm-like figure standing to front on a base, arms outstretched, hands missing, head to front, hair and face indicated.
B: Greek inscription in three lines: ευλαμω|λαρξιμ|αθα → vox including Εὐλαμω.

Bibliography
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston website on CBd-2806 (with a slightly different reading)

Last modified: 2017-04-11 23:40:37
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/2806
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2806. 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/2806 on 24-11-2020.

Image-ID 8941

Credits Edward Jackson Holmes Collection

Rights Photograph © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Image-ID 8701

Credits Edward Jackson Holmes Collection

Rights Photograph © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Image-ID 8702

Credits Edward Jackson Holmes Collection

Rights Photograph © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Image-ID 8703

Credits Edward Jackson Holmes Collection

Rights Photograph © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Notes Cast of CBd-2806

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