The CBd
Magical gem in modern mount: Sarapis enthroned on a papyrus boat
CBd-Number:
CBd-4029
ID-Number:
IT_Trieste-MusAnt_G 2032
Collection:
IT_Trieste, Museo d'Antichità J. J. Winckelmann
Inventory:
G 2032 (579M)
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Ts 2
Former Collections:
Sartorio, Giuseppe (1838–1910)
Material:
carnelian, red to brown
Dimensions:
21 x 17 (with mount) x 43
Iconography:
animal: dolphin; boat, papyrus; calathus; Cerberus; cornucopia; crown, Isis-; Isis Pelagia; Isis-Tyche; moon, crescent; rudder; Sarapis; scepter, unspecified; star

Description: Transverse oval, set in a modern mount. Carnelian, intact save for little chips on the right side.

A: Sarapis enthroned to right on a papyrus boat, wearing tunic and mantle, right hand leaning on a tall scepter, left hand stretched forward, towards Cerberus. In front of his head, a crescent, behind him, a star. In front of Sarapis, Isis, with both hands leaning on the prow, turned forward, her head looking back to left. Mantle inflated by the wind behind her. On the left side, behind the throne, Isis-Tyche, to right, left hand holding a scepter, right hand holding a cornucopia. Boat moving toward the right, with a dolphin below. Inscription at the top: Three paleo-Hebrew letters: DNY (retrograde). = "Adônaï" ? (Mastrocinque). Later engraving?
B: Hidden.

/Description: Marzia Vidulli – Susanna Moser – CBd/

Bibliography: SGGII, 155–156, Ts 2.

Last modified: 2020-03-14 13:39:11
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CBd-4029. 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/4029 on 05-08-2020.

Image-ID 11572

Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

Rights © Museo d'Antichità J. J. Winckelmann, Trieste

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